Saunders & Co acts for a diverse array of clients operating within the hospitality sector, such as owners of bars, restaurants, caf├ęs and entertainment venues, investors, landlords, suppliers and food and beverage producers.

Our commercial team provides wide ranging legal advice, regularly advising our hospitality industry clients on:


  • Negotiating the sale and purchase of businesses, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Undertaking due diligence relating to these transactions.
  • Structuring and negotiating investments and joint ventures.
  • Structuring and executing franchising, licensing, trade and supply arrangements.
  • Assisting with marketing and promotional activities that our clients undertake, including sponsorships, advertising, special events and pricing tactics.
  • Compliance with consumer protection law.
  • Liquor licensing applications and associated issues.
  • Employment law and health and safety regulations.
  • Expert intellectual property advice, such as trademark and copyright protection and enforcement.
  • Specialist immigration advice for both workers and employers.
  • Financing and security arrangements.

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