DW Fox Tucker’s Hospitality team is one of the strongest in South Australia. Our insight and expertise spans all commercial issues relevant to the industry, including those related to licensing, taxation, employment, work health and safety, dispute resolution, property, debt recovery and general commercial matters.

We are heavily involved in the sector and actively participate in hospitality-related associations and events. We understand the issues faced by hospitality businesses and our practitioners regularly provide training sessions, seminars, workshops and legal articles to the market, both through industry bodies and directly to clients.

Our industry-specific experience includes: liquor and gaming machine licences; pleas and defences to breach of licence conditions; applications for responsible persons; acquisitions and disposals of licensed premises; review of supply contracts; and leasing and specific provisions for gaming and liquor licences.

Key Services

  • Acquisitions and disposals of restaurants, cafés, pubs, clubs and hotels
  • Club Licences and Limited Club Licences
  • Codes of Practice and Late Night Codes of Practice
  • Competition and consumer law issues
  • Corporate and tax-advantaged structures
  • Disciplinary actions in relation to licence breaches
  • Dispute resolution
  • Distribution, agency and marketing arrangements
  • e-commerce activities
  • Employee and contractor
  • Exporting and international transactions
  • Financing and capital raising
  • General commercial issues, including corporate governance
  • Industrial relations and employment advice
  • Intellectual property and confidential information
  • Joint ventures
  • Liquor licencing assistance and advice including compliance issues, negotiations with police, council and other relevant authorities
  • Personal Property Securities (PPS) advice and registrations
  • Restaurant, café, pub, club and hotel leases and management agreements
  • Sale and commercial documents
  • Specialised brand labeling, trade mark negotiations and advice
  • Taxation advice
  • Workers compensation advice including companies that are exempt employers

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