Howard Kennedy scores hole in one for The Club Company

Law firm Howard Kennedy has advised country club owner and operator The Club Company on its purchase of the Witney Lakes Resort.

The purchase completed on 16 May and now brings 13 clubs into The Club Company portfolio.

Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, Witney Lakes Resort boasts a stunning 18-hole lakeland-styled golf course with state-of-the-art leisure facilities including gym, swimming pool, and health and beauty spa. The site also has planning permission for an 86-bedroom hotel.

The Howard Kennedy team was led by Partner and Head of Real Estate Paul Springall with support from Senior Associates Astrid Stanley and Laura Nation.

Paul said:

Partner and Head of Real Estate, Paul Springall
The Club Company is a long-standing client of the firm and has developed the concept of combining first-class golfing environments with premium health and fitness facilities.  We are delighted to have advised on this acquisition and to be part of their success story.
Partner and Head of Real Estate, Paul Springall

Commenting on the acquisition, Thierry Delsol, Chief Executive of The Club Company, said:

We are delighted to announce the purchase of Witney Lakes Resort. This acquisition fits perfectly with our expansion strategy, in pursuing organic and external growth. We are really excited about the acquisition and are looking forward to working with the Witney Lakes Resort team and members.
Chief Executive of The Club Company, Thierry Delsol
About Howard Kennedy

About Howard Kennedy

Howard Kennedy has 53 partners and numbers 350 people in total and works alongside national and international clients across many disciplines, including banking, corporate and commercial, family, finance, employment, dispute resolution, intellectual property, private client, real estate and tax. Howard Kennedy has particular focus on the Financial Services, Media and Technology, Real Estate, Retail and Leisure, Sports Individuals sectors.


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