Burnetts advised the Byers family on the sale of the 106-bedroom Beaufort Park Hotel and Conference Centre to JDP Hotels 2 Ltd. The sale of the Beaufort Park was for an undisclosed sum, and its 80 staff will remain employed by the new owners.
The transaction was led by Corporate Partner Michael Walby (pictured above), with support from Solicitor Rebecca Davidson and Partner Robbie Mather advising on property matters.
David Byers of Beaufort Park Hotel Limited said, “The all-round guidance and support from Burnetts throughout the sale process was exceptional. Their experience and dedication made life so much easier for us - I couldn’t recommend them highly enough”.
Michael Walby, Burnetts added, “There is significant confidence in the hospitality market at the moment, and this is one of a number of major transactions we have ongoing in the sector. We are delighted to have advised on the sale of the Beaufort Park Hotel, and we wish the team every success under its new ownership.”
The sale of Beaufort Park Hotel Ltd follows the sale of The Crown Hotel in Wetheral, Cumbria in November 2017.
Ian Lancaster of NB Lancaster advised the Byers family on accounting matters. Ryan Lynn of Christie & Co. successfully secured the sale for the Byers family. Paul Tyrer and Steven Percy from SAS Daniels LLP advised JDP Hotels 2 Ltd.
At the end of 2017, Burnetts' Corporate team was top ranked in Cumbria by the prestigious guide to the legal profession, Chambers and Partners and Michael Walby was praised by Legal 500 for his "bringing energy and passion to all the work he does”.