Licensing

We can help you review your licensing requirements and offer specialist advice to make sure you comply with current legislation.

With three major pieces of legislation to navigate – the Licensing Act, the Gambling Act and the Private Security Industry Act – the fundamental concepts and procedures of licensing are fast becoming more complex. In this landscape, some organisations are even unknowingly acting in ways that leave them open to prosecution.

Our aim is to help you understand licensing legislation and minimise risk by reviewing your licensing position and providing specialist legal advice that ensures you keep your licence and continue the business activities that are integral to business survival and success. 

Our lawyers

Our team has extensive experience of providing support and advice to a wide variety of clients in a huge range of industries with differing licensing needs.

Our experience

Our recent experience includes:

  • Advising on matters arising from the acquisition of premises including a nightclub
  • Defending a local theatre and a holiday park in licensing reviews
  • Obtaining a licence for a nightclub against strong police opposition
  • Advising on the application process for reacquiring a lapsed licence to sell alcohol at a 40-acre park

Our clients

We work with a wide range of businesses including:

  • Hotels, restaurants, clubs and bars
  • Holiday parks
  • Stately homes
  • Universities and colleges
  • Property developers
  • Sporting clubs and associations
  • Racecourses
  • Theatres
  • Catering service providers
  • Festivals and other events

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Our licensing fees

Click here to find out more about our legal fees.

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