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International Hotels & Leisure Lawyers

As an owner, investor, lender or operator in the hotels and leisure sector, you encounter complex business issues that require expert solutions. In addition to managing real estate assets, your issues may include corporate, tax, financing, construction, environment, litigation and employment matters, often across borders. With over 100 specialists in 39 countries, we can advise you on M&A, financing, development & construction, leases, management and franchise agreements and tax structuring. In addition to our core client base of investors and lenders, we also advise operators, brand owners, administrators, construction companies and technology providers. Please get in touch with one of our experts which you can find below.

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Elena Esparza
Spain, Madrid
Elena Esparza is a Partner of the Employment and Pensions department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. She is an expert in advising on dispute resolution in the labour and judicial review jurisdictions...
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Gregor Famira
Attorney-at-law for the hotel and leisure industries
Croatia, Zagreb
Austria, Vienna
Slovenia, Ljubljana
Gregor Famira is an attorney-at-law for the hotel and leisure industry and a leading expert in corporate law/M&A. He is a partner of CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Vienna and founder and head of the CMS offices...
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Roxana Fratila
Head of Real Estate & Construction
Romania, Bucharest
Roxana Fratila is a partner and head of Real Estate and Construction in Romania and has over fifteen years’ experience advising international clients with focus on real estate matters.  She has worked...
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Alan Fulton
United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Alan Fulton is a partner in our Finance team, having been with the firm since qualification. He acts for lenders, sponsors and borrowers, and is recommended for his encyclopaedic knowledge of the banking...
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Carolina Gajate
Peru, Lima
Carolina Gajate joined CMS Grau since 2006 and was invited to be a Partner in 2014, specialized in real estate and corporate law. Carolina has experience in the development, planning and implementation...
Dr Stefan Gerster, LL.M., MRICS
Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
Switzerland, Zurich
Stefan Gerster is a partner with CMS Zurich since 2001. His practice focuses mainly on real estate law. He is the head of our internal practice group Real Estate & Construction.Among the clients of Stefan...
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Cedric Guyot
Belgium, Brussels
Cedric is active in private equity and the legal matters in relation to the post M&A integration process.Cedric focuses on corporate acquisitions, strategic alliances, issue of securities, shareholder...
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Thomas Hains
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Partner in the M&A/Corporate/Private Equity department, Thomas assists strategic investors, family offices and family-owned groups of companies, investment funds and managers in all types of M&A transactions...
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Lukáš Hejduk
Head of Real Estate, CEE
Czech Republic, Prague
Lukáš Hejduk is a partner and Head of CEE Real Estate and Construction at CMS. He also heads the Czech real estate practice.  He advises on all aspects of real estate mandates including real estate...
Czech Republic
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Johannes Hysek
MRICS, Attorney-at-law for Real Estate & Construction
Austria, Vienna
Johannes Hysek is an attorney-at-law for real estate law. He advises national and international clients on a wide range of topics from financing agreements to the acquisition, sale and development of...