The hotel, tourism and leisure sector is a multi-billion Euro global industry. In Ireland, capacity is rising with 1,300 hotel rooms delivered across 21 hotels in 2018 and over 3,800 hotel rooms currently under construction. 2019 has so far already seen a string of new hotels open their doors.
The sector, more than most, is highly impacted by market fluctuations. The associated complexities, be it as an investor, owner, operator or finance provider, call for advisors with an ability to provide clear, bespoke and strategic advice.
The dedicated hotel, tourism and leisure team at Philip Lee has a wealth of industry experience. We understand the complex transactional, operational and tax requirements of our clients. Our team’s experience includes advising on:
Tax and succession planning:
EU, competition and regulatory:
Advising clients on their merger control obligations in securing deal approval from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission including:
Operational matters such as:
Our legal experts from the hotel, tourism and leisure team advise investors, owners, operators and finance providers in areas including:
As a commercial multidisciplinary firm, we bolster the team with access to experts in the areas of:
Philip Lee was voted Irish Law Firm of the Year and Property Law Firm of the Year in the 2019 Irish Law Awards. The Firm works with some of the most interesting organisations from both the private and public sector including blue-chip companies like Ryanair, Netflix, Tesco, Lidl, Volkswagen, Lifestyle Sports, Allied Irish Banks, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank.
Philip Lee is the sole Irish member of Multilaw, a consortium network of over 10,000 lawyers in 100 countries worldwide and ranked by Chambers Global 2019 as an ‘Elite’ international network of law firms. Through our network, we connect our international hotel tourism and leisure clients to an impressive breadth of legal, policy and business resources across the globe.