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The UK hospitality and leisure sector – a key driver of growth, employment and overseas income – is experiencing a period of economic and post-Brexit uncertainty and challenge. At Pitmans we understand the wide-ranging legal issues faced by companies of all sizes operating in this marketplace – from structuring a multi-million pound hotel sale to setting up a new restaurant, securing financing for a pub acquisition or becoming embroiled in a commercial dispute with a supplier.
Our enthusiastic and responsive team offers deep hospitality and leisure sector expertise, with many years of experience dealing with legal issues across a full range of hospitality services, including hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars, clubs, coffee shops, catering companies, fast food chains, theatres, cinemas, theme parks, airlines, gaming and betting companies, festivals, events, food and drink suppliers and ticketing companies. We act for owners, operators and franchisees of brands and for both creative clients and investors in the sector.
Our clients include:
“Team of consummate lawyers, who have a remarkable depth of knowledge and experience”
“I have a confidence in Pitmans in a way that I haven’t with others – they do it and say it as it is.”
The Employment Appeals Tribunal has confirmed in the case of Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza that an employee dismissed for failing to evidence his continued right to work in the UK, should have had the right to appeal his dismissal.