In Extenso Avocats employs a team of lawyers specialising in tourism, hotel et restaurant sectors working in France and abroad.
Drawing on our hotel and restaurant industry expertise, we advise and represent small businesses, medium-sized enterprises and larger operators, both nationally and internationally. These include:
Our teams are highly experienced in all areas of hospitality, meaning our advice is based on hands-on industry knowledge. We offer practical assistance in the following areas:
Having conducted a prior feasibility or market study for the most part, our clients seek to involve us in their thought process. If need be, In Extenso Avocats can advise on legal and tax arrangements in the very early stages of a project, working where necessary with the client’s hotel consultants, technical advisors, accountants and solicitors. We offer advice in the following areas:
In Extenso Avocats assists clients with hotel and restaurant acquisitions, sales and financing.
Our lawyers offer custom expertise and support at all key stages of a strategy or project’s implementation, both in France and abroad. Our clients appreciate the flexibility and reactivity of our firm, as well as its experience in the following fields:
We claim to be hands-on lawyers with proven experience in all types of hospitality, restaurant and property litigation. What could be more reassuring for clients, then, than calling on a practised litigator to ensure legal effectiveness in the event a case goes to court?
Our litigation lawyers frequently deal with the following issues:
In Extenso Avocats advises on hotel and restaurant asset monitoring and restructuring.
Our clients trust us and seek our legal and tax advice. We apply our expertise on a case-by-case basis and can rapidly bring on board our lawyers with regard to:
This list is not exhaustive.
Nb. Depending on the complexity of the issue (notably issues involving property and construction, or acquisitions and restructuring), our teams work closely with specialised consultants at In Extenso Tourisme, Culture & Hôtellerie, for example, enabling us to offer pragmatic advice.
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