Pragma provides specialist services to the hospitality sector.  Our team advises and acts for clients operating hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars/nightclubs, food trucks and other related hospitality industries.

We assist our clients in a multitude of operational, day-to-day and contentious matters including planning, leasing, food safety regulation, liquor licensing, music and performance rights, noise complaints, and employee matters.

We also provide strategic advice for the hospitality businesses in all stages including:

For new businesses, advice on business structures and the purchase of existing businesses.

For established businesses, advice on expansion, franchising, licensing, systemisation, operating additional locations and tax implications.

For exiting businesses, advice on the sale of the business, exit strategies, succession planning, reverse due diligence and settlement.


Richard Edwards

Senior Associate

Aaron McDonald