We are experienced in all types of licensing matters within the Hospitality & Leisure sector. We act for bars, hotels, late night entertainment venues, nightclubs, outdoor events/festivals, restaurants, retailers, sports stadiums, theatres, adult entertainment venues and garden centres.
We are ranked as Tier 1 for Licensing in the Chambers and Partners rankings- the guide to the worlds best lawyers.
The team is known for broad-based practice, most active on both contentious and non-contentious liquor licensing matters. Also handles remote and non-remote betting and gaming issues and the licensing of sexual entertainment venues.
Not only can we advise you on applications in your area, we prepare and progress applications on your behalf, dealing with licensing authorities, interested parties and responsible authorities. We regularly represent clients before Licensing Committees and Magistrates Courts throughout England and Wales.
For operators with multiple sites we offer a Licensing Management service using our online licensing portal (click link for further details).
Our services include:
Licensing Act 2003
- Premises Licences
- Provisional Statements
- Club Premises Certificates
- Transfer of Premises Licences
- Temporary Event Notice
- Reviews and Summary Reviews of Premises Licences
- Personal Licences
- Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) variations
- Closure Orders
Private Security Industry Authority Act 2001
- SIA licences
- SIA appeals
Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982
- Sexual entertainment venues – applications, appeals and judicial review.