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Nigel Gardner

Nigel Gardner | Partner


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Recent deals & projects

  • Acting for the owner in connection with the development of what will be Europe’s first new build Radisson Red hotel in Scotland.
  • Advising a real estate private equity fund manager on the buyback and sale of a couple of hotels under separate brands, and a new management agreement with a leading hotel management company.
  • Advising the purchaser on the acquisition of a portfolio of Accor hotels.
  • Advising major lending banks on hotel management agreements and hotel franchise agreements.
  • Advising a leading serviced apartment provider on agreements with property owners.
  • Acting for the owner of an estate comprising several hundred pubs on the arrangements for the operation of the management of the pubs to a specialist provider.
  • Advising a leading restaurant group on various commercial agreements covering branding, merchandising and agreements with suppliers.


  • Drafting and negotiating hotel management agreements for a wide range of owners and operators.
  • Drafting and negotiating franchise agreements with all the major international hotel brands and some independent UK based operators.
  • Drafting and negotiating duty of care deeds from owner, funder and operator perspectives.
  • Drafting and negotiating non-disturbance agreements from owner, funder and operator perspectives.
  • Drafting and negotiating pub management agreements.

“Nigel has been a most valued and trusted adviser through the growth of our business for over 15 years. We always get clear, practical assistance from Nigel whenever we need it and great overall support”.

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