• Hotel owners and hotel managers for over 200 hotels in China (including drafting and negotiating hotel management agreements). Brands involved include over a dozen luxury, lifestyle, upscale and mid-scale brands originating in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
  • Hotel operators in China’s first few international hotel brands franchise projects.
  • Hotel owners and managers in drafting and negotiating branded residences management agreements and the full range of other agreements.
  • Hotel operators in IP-protective actions by collaboration with our highly regarded IP team.
  • Hotel operators and owners in domestic court proceedings and domestic and international arbitration for various types of disputes arising from management or franchise of hotel projects.
  • In conjunction with lawyers from our top-tier compliance practice, assisting hotels with compliance methodologies and responding to regulatory changes and on handling investigations by Chinese government agencies.
  • Clients on governmental licensing, environmental and planning issues.