Our Licensing Team is one of the largest and most experienced in East Anglia, displaying not just strength in advocacy skills but a thorough understanding of the licensed trade.
For our clients, this means that our lawyers deliver not only a high level of technical expertise but also empathise with the increasingly complex demands of retailing within this sector.
We act for a range of clients including public houses, restaurants, hotels, convenience stores, supermarkets, nightclubs and a host of peripheral retailers such as health clubs and garden centres and are on hand to provide practical advice.
The team’s expertise covers the following areas:
- premises licences and club premises certificates – applications for new grant, variations, transfers, interim authorities, closure orders, representation at review hearings and appeals
- personal licences
- betting and gambling
- regulatory crime, including health and safety, food safety and underage sales
- planning applications, appeals and enforcement notices.
The team is very knowledgeable, easily accessible and happy to help. They speak in a down to earth manner and give sound and balanced advice.
Legal 500 [UK 2024]