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Whether you are an owner, investor, lender or operator in the hotels and leisure sector, you are faced with uniquely complex business issues that require practical and innovative solutions.

You can depend on over 100 specialists across over 60 offices worldwide for advice on M&A, financing, development & construction, leases, management and franchise agreements, operational issues and tax structuring worldwide. CMS lawyers lead strategically in the sector, providing eight of the ten largest hotel chains in Europe with expert advice.

In addition to our core client base of investors, funds and lenders, we also advise operators, brand owners, administrators, construction companies and technology providers. We can give you access to the latest information, ideas and opportunities. We can introduce you to other sector players, including operators, purchasers, vendors, construction firms, financiers and investors.

Such contacts can prove invaluable to your business. If you are involved in a distressed situation, our real estate restructuring lawyers can help sell your hotel or leisure asset out of insolvency. In the event of a dispute, our industry experts can guide you through the litigation process, ensuring you the best outcome.

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High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in Ho­tels & Leis­ure in Po­land
Motel One on its entry in­to the Pol­ish mar­ket, in­clud­ing the de­vel­op­ment of ho­tels in Po­land, as well as on a for­ward pur­chase trans­ac­tion re­lated to the de­vel­op­ment of a hotel and of­fice build­ing in...
02/07/2018
Find­ing the bal­ance: hu­man touch versus high tech
Ho­tels and res­taur­ants are in­creas­ingly ex­pec­ted to de­liv­er a new and dif­fer­ent ex­per­i­ence; one that leaves a last­ing memory, dis­tin­guishes them from their com­pet­it­ors and em­braces not just tech­no­logy...

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01/07/2021
Hotel In­vest­ment Scene in CEE – Over­com­ing the Pan­dem­ic & Bridging the...
Wel­come to our third edi­tion of the joint Cush­man & Wake­field–CMS re­port on the Hotel In­vest­ment scene in CEE: Over­com­ing the Pan­dem­ic and Bridging the Fin­an­cial Gap. In 2020, as with the rest of...
2021
Hotel In­vest­ment Scene in CEE
In 2020, the hotel sec­tor in CEE-6 (Bul­garia, Czech Re­pub­lic, Hun­gary, Po­land, Ro­mania and Slov­akia) saw trans­ac­tions of just EUR 370m. This fig­ure was far be­low ini­tial ex­pect­a­tions for the year (EUR...
01/07/2020
Sign­ing with e-sig­na­ture in CEE
Di­git­al­isa­tion af­fects all as­pects of a busi­ness’s op­er­a­tions, in­clud­ing con­tracts, in­tern­al doc­u­ment­a­tion and em­ploy­ment re­la­tion­ships. The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has cre­ated the need for con­tact­less and...
26/03/2020
Out­look un­cer­tain for hotel in­vest­ment in CEE des­pite un­pre­ced­en­ted boom...
In the last five years (2015-2019) CEE has ex­per­i­enced EUR 4.2 bil­lion worth of trans­ac­tions – nearly half of the total hotel trans­ac­tion volume (EUR 9.4 bil­lion) achieved by the re­gion in the last...
30/07/2018
CMS real es­tate team ad­vises on hotel trans­ac­tion in Po­land
CMS ad­vised UBM De­vel­op­ment AG, a lead­ing hotel de­veloper in Europe, and Lindorcen­ia, on the sale of the Park Inn by Ra­dis­son Krakow Hotel to Uni­on In­vest­ment, In­sti­tu­tion­al Prop­erty. The trans­ac­tion...
01/03/2018
Num­ber 1 Hotel Law­yers in Europe
Wheth­er you’re an own­er, in­vestor, lender or op­er­at­or in the ho­tels and leis­ure sec­tor, you have com­plex busi­ness needs that call for ex­pert solu­tions. At CMS we have the ex­per­i­ence to ad­vise you on...
13/02/2018
The rise of the new lux­ury eco­nomy
Travel has al­ways played host to dra­mat­ic and of­ten dis­rupt­ive changes. At CMS’s an­nu­al tech­no­logy con­fer­ence, In­nov­ate to Sur­vive, onefinestay’s CEO, Javi­er Ce­dillo-Es­pin de­livered a key­note, sum­mar­ised...
09/10/2017
CMS Po­land launches law com­pet­i­tion for stu­dents
CMS Po­land is in­vit­ing third, fourth and fifth year law stu­dents to take part in a law com­pet­i­tion. Par­ti­cipants have to come up with the best solu­tion to a leg­al prob­lem con­cern­ing la­bour law.Prizes...
13/10/2016
CMS Po­land launches law com­pet­i­tion for stu­dents
CMS Po­land is in­vit­ing third, fourth and fifth year law stu­dents to take part in a law com­pet­i­tion. Par­ti­cipants have to come up with the best solu­tion to a leg­al prob­lem con­cern­ing la­bour law.Send your...
02/09/2016
CMS ad­vises on real es­tate trans­ac­tions in Warsaw and at Pol­ish sea­side...
CMS has ad­vised Qualia De­vel­op­ment – a de­vel­op­ment com­pany which be­longs to the PKO Bank Pol­ski group – on the sale of land in Warsaw, and at a sea­side re­sort Jurata.Both trans­ac­tions were com­pleted...
14/12/2015
CMS ad­vises on the IPO of Enter Air
CMS has ad­vised on the IPO of Enter Air – the largest charter air­line in Po­land and one of the largest in the re­gion. CMS was an ad­viser to IPOPEMA Se­cur­it­ies, the of­fer­ing agent and the book­run­ner...
19/03/2015
Sum­mer in­tern­ships at CMS Po­land
Ever year CMS Po­land of­fers sum­mer in­tern­ships for law stu­dents of IV and V year. This year these one-month in­tern­ships will take place between June and Septem­ber 2015. We plan to of­fer in­tern­ships to...