All of these transactions have similarities and differences because of the nature of the businesses involved.
Solicitors within the firm have been acting for pub owners and tenants, restauranteurs, hoteliers as well as people owning and running guest houses and bed and breakfasts for many years. We have been involved with the sale and purchase of these kind of businesses generally as transfers of going concerns.
We can advise on all aspects of the ownership of those businesses and the issues arising during ownership and, of course, in relation to sales and purchases and all associated factors involved.
These are dangerous areas where clear guidance needs to be given as to the laws, rules and regulations that apply to these types of businesses and premises.
Health and safety and statutory requirements are an essential part of this over and above worrying about the title or other matters.
We can advise on all aspects of these kind of transactions.