Lawrence Graham, CC win Old Orleans sale

Lawrence Graham and Clifford Chance advised on the £26m sale of the 31-premises Old Orleans restaurant chain. Lawrence Graham advised purchaser Regent Inns. Corporate partner Jeffrey Elway led the team advising Regents Inn, while Glasgow firm R&JM Hill Brown & Co advised Regent Inns on Scottish law. Clifford Chance advised vendor Punch Taverns on corporate aspects of the deal, TLT Solicitors handled the property aspects of the sale for Punch, while Burness Solicitors advised on Scottish law. The purchase followed an auction process that commenced in May.