PRACTICE AREASHotels and Leisure

We provide comprehensive advice to hotel companies and other operators in the sector through a specialized and business focused team

We recurrently advise owners of domestic and international hotel chains, tour operators, travel agencies, timeshare companies, airlines, investors and other operators of the tourism, catering and entertainment industries. We have extensive knowledge of the sector and have advised on highly complex transactions.

Our team is made up of lawyers specializing in different areas of law and offers a multidisciplinary service to the leisure & hospitality sector, one of the most important sectors in our country. We are well known for our close and practical service, which covers all the needs of companies in this sector. Furthermore, the Firm's professionals have experience providing legal advice abroad (mainly in EMEA and Latam), they accompany many of our customers in their internationalization and expansion processes.

M&A

We offer continued legal advice; as well as advice on acquisitions and sales of hotel establishments and chains, plots, auxiliary facilities and similar both national and internationally; the negotiation and constitution of joint ventures, strategic alliances and co-brands; the design and execution of timeshare transactions, rental pool, fractional, etc.

Contractual Law

We offer advice on the drafting of all types of commercial contracts such as leases, hotel management, franchise, sliver equity, technical assistance, as well as agreements with online distribution channels, booking engines, GDS, etc. We also offer advice on multiple agreements with the industry operators on strategic and commercial purposes, especially with large tour operators and distributors in the sector, mainly in the US, Canada, UK and Germany.

Financing and restructuring

Our advice includes the negotiation of multiple financing contracts as well as the restructuring of tour and hotel projects, including the design of specific guarantee packages, with or without recourse to shareholders, both in Spain and abroad.

Tax

Our services include continued tax advice; estate planning; domestic and international corporate taxation as well as internationalization of tour and hotel operators.

Real estate

We offer advice on all types of real estate development operations: finance structuring and negotiating: advice on leasing, property purchase and sale, construction, building refurbishment and project management and facility management of tourist facilities, hotels and shopping centers, etc.

Planning

Our advice includes the integrated management of land, planning agreements, administrative concessions and licenses as well as the necessary authorizations for the development of the activity and contract subscription.

Dispute Resolution

We offer advice and representation to hotel, restaurants and leisure chains in both civil and commercial procedures in Spain and abroad.

Intellectual property

We offer advice on the protection and exploitation of intellectual property assets as well as on data protection, especially in relation to new technologies (e-procurement, etc.).

Labor and Employment

Our services include continued employment counseling, contracting, incentive plans for managers and employees, and advice on any other aspect related to Labor and Social Security issues.