Travers Smith LLP has advised long-standing client Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners (AJ Capital Partners) on its acquisition of The Dornoch Hotel in Scotland. Positioned along the popular North Coast 500 driving route, the hotel will be the fifth addition to AJ Capital Partners' Marine & Lawn Hotels & Resorts division, a collection of bespoke properties located in world renowned golf destinations.
Under its new ownership, the hotel will rebrand as Dornoch Station hotel, honouring its original name which dates back to 1902. The hotel will undergo comprehensive renovations and is expected to reopen in the summer of 2023.
The Travers Smith team was led by Corporate Partner William Howard, supported by Senior Associate Michael Daley. Specialist advice was provided by Head of Risk & Operational Regulatory Doug Bryden and Associate Harrie Narain, Head of Finance Danny Peel and Associate Alastair Lowson, Employment Partner Adam Wyman and Associate Sarah Laing, Tax Partner Jess Kemp and Senior Associate Laura Jackson, Commercial, IP & Technology Senior Counsel Michael Ross and Associate Isabel Cridland, and Pensions Senior Associate Tom Green.