Summerfield Browne are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.


Our Hospitality lawyers offer a full legal service that caters to brewers, drinks companies, distributors, hotels, restaurants, late night operators, club, pubs, bars, gaming and betting venues, casinos, coffee bars, cinemas, florists, cafes, private clubs and festivals.


Our team of leisure lawyers have significant experience of advising a wide variety of hospitality and leisure matters. We take time to understand your situation and to determine your objectives in instructing us. Where possible we will add value to your business, and we shall provide honest and pragmatic legal advice.  


What kinds of issues do hospitality and leisure lawyers deal with?


Whether you a casino or online gaming business, an annual music festival, or manage a large hotel chain, our hospitality solicitors can assist you with a variety of services tailored to your needs including:


  • Leasehold/freehold purchases. Our hotel lawyers advise on the purchase and sale of hotels and pubs and other commercial entertainment and leisure venues.

  • Business purchases and sales.

  • Landlord and tenant.

  • Licensing.

  • Betting, gaming and gambling regulations. Our gambling lawyers advise on all aspects of gaming regulation, whether online or traditional.

  • Management agreements.

  • General commercial agreements.

  • Disputes and litigation.

  • Staff and employment issues.


We are experienced in working with hospitality and leisure companies, and regularly advise on property and also landlord and tenant matters, including leases and termination of leases. We advise on staff and employment issues.


Our team of leisure lawyers advise on commercial contracts including terms and conditions (T&Cs), supply agreements, agency agreements, distribution agreements and also franchise agreements.


We also advise on disputes and litigation, including property and also landlord and tenant disputes. We regularly advise on lease disputes, including termination of leases and schedules of dilapidations disputes, and also breach of lease covenants disputes. We advise on employment disputes and also breach of contract disputes and litigation.


Our team of hospitality solicitors also advise on online commercial matters including website development, ecommerce terms and conditions (T&Cs), website acceptable use policy, privacy policy, terms and conditions of website use and also cookie policies. Our betting lawyers advise on online betting and gambling matters.


Why Summerfield Browne?


Our team of hospitality lawyers and leisure lawyers know that client care is a key aspect of any client relationship and we place great emphasis on this, when we take any new instructions. Our betting lawyers and gambling lawyers know that clients want transparency when it comes to the issue of costs and fees, and where possible we try to provide fixed fees for our work.

Commercial Property Lawyer, Commercial Property Solicitor, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leicester, Northampton, Oxford

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Please contact us on 0800 567 7595 or by email at [email protected]


Alternatively, you can contact each of our offices on 020 3292 1306 (London); 0121 259 0005 (Birmingham); 01223 420252 (Cambridge); 01865 784098 (Oxford); 01858 414284 (Market Harborough); 0116 208 1495 (Leicester).


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We have offices in London, Birmingham, Cambridge, Oxford (all by appointment only), Leicester and our administrative office is in Market Harborough, Leicestershire.


We provide legal services all over England and Wales.


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