Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised 57 Whitehall Sarl, the joint venture between Hinduja Group and Obrascon Huarte Lain Desarrollos (OHLD) on the appointment of Accor Hotels to an ultra-luxury five star hotel under the iconic “Raffles” brand at the iconic Old War Office development. The Norton Rose Fulbright team worked closely with in-house counsel for Hinduja Group and OHLD.
Nick Clayson, who leads the hotels and leisure practice at Norton Rose Fulbright, comments:
“57 Whitehall Sarl’s appointment of Raffles Hotels and Resorts is a significant milestone in our clients’ vision to transform the Old War Office into London’s finest luxury destination.”
“Against the backdrop of wider political developments, London’s hotels sector is showing notable resilience, with particular interest from international investors. We see this as likely to continue.”
The Norton Rose Fulbright team was led by Nick Clayson and included associates Charlotte Tullis and Katherine Lang, and of counsel Clare Jackman.
Ranked in tier one by Legal 500, Norton Rose Fulbright’s hotels and leisure practice advises at the forefront of the market in the UK and globally. The team advises hotel owners, developers, private financiers, banks and many of the world’s top hotel and leisure operators on all aspects of their operations.
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