Leisure

The leisure industry is, and will remain, a highly competitive market. The Thrings Leisure Team has a wealth of practical experience of all the major aspects of the leisure sector, acting for a broad range of clients on all legal issues affecting the industry. We are committed to delivering an exemplary, client focused service to support and lead our clients through the continual challenges that the industry faces.

Our real estate department comprises our non-contentious and contentious property, planning, licensing and construction teams and the leisure specialists within the department advise on the full range of leisure related property issues including:

  • portfolio acquisitions
  • conditional and unconditional site acquisitions
  • development agreements
  • overage obligations
  • leasing arrangements
  • dilapidations issues
  • portfolio management
  • premises licensing
  • construction contracts and disputes
  • property dispute resolution


Our commercial and corporate department comprises our company commercial, corporate, IT/IP, employment, regulatory, commercial litigation, insolvency and debt recovery teams. Within each team, there are experts providing advice on:

  • business acquisitions
  • bespoke commercial contracts (supply, purchase, distribution, agency, media)
  • regulatory (food, drink, advertising and promotions, trading standards)
  • IP - brand protection and rights, creation and licensing
  • advertising
  • plant and machinery purchase/asset finance
  • supply chain contracts and logistics
  • IT contracts, procurement, leasing
  • website development and hosting agreements, digital content licences
  • e-commerce regulation and compliance
  • data protection and privacy issues
  • environmental regulatory advice (including prosecutions)
  • financing
  • tax efficient group structuring
  • listed company work, including compliance, governance and fundraising
Ben Jones
Partner
Bath
01225 340168
07799 338390
Colin Stratton
Partner
Bristol
07970 272657

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