As a key activity of some of the jurisdictions where the Firm is present, tourism is a fast growing area of practice. Miranda has been involved in advising national and international clients in Portugal and several emerging markets. In Portugal, Miranda has provided legal support in the acquisition and implementation of some of the most important resorts and related services. A clear understanding of the main issues of the tourism industry and of the applicable legal framework, such as licensing, project management, franchising, public incentives, recreational activities and others, has allowed the tourism legal team at Miranda to offer their services to a wide variety of clients. Hotel chains, overseas investors, international real estate funds, developers and promoters are among the Firm´s most important clients.
Tourism lawyers working at Miranda have a high level of expertise solidly embedded in a mixture of experienced practice and innovative spirits. To keep the pace with the boom of the tourism industry in several countries where their assistance is often required, Miranda has focused resources in this area. The number of lawyers working in tourism and leisure has steadily grown in the recent past.
- Development of leisure, hotels, and sports facilities
- Development of resorts and connected facilities
- Project management
- Public incentives
- Development agreements
- Joint Venture agreements
- Franchising agreements
- Lease agreements
- Funding agreements
- Concession agreements