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Clare Whitaker, Partner

Legal issues facing the hotel and leisure sector

Many of the issues facing the hotel and leisure sector have legal implications: cyber crime and data privacy, consolidation, millennials increasing demand for the latest technology and personalisation, financing, complex supply chains, health and safety and compliance.

Eversheds Sutherland is familiar with the issues across the sector and our clients include hotels, casinos, holiday parks, cinemas, gyms, pubs and restaurants. We are one of only a small number of firms with genuine experience in all areas affecting hotel and leisure clients. In addition to corporate/commercial, real estate, employment and IP experts, we have dedicated licensing, data privacy and health and safety lawyers as well as global reach, with hotel and leisure lawyers across our international network.

Our hotel and leisure sector experience includes:

  • Advertising and marketing
  • Branding and IP
  • Commercial (including hotel management agreements)
  • Competition
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Data Protection
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • International expansion, franchising and distribution
  • Licensing and gambling
  • Real estate and construction
  • Regulatory
  • Reputation Management
  • Technology and innovation