We advise a broad range of clients from hotels, bars, clubs and restaurants to major music festivals, pub companies, sports clubs and race course operators.
Whether it's for a one-off event or for a business estate with thousands of properties, our advice is always practical, bespoke and designed around business need.
Our expertise in large portfolio licensing can help streamline your business processes and maximise revenue. We advise at every level, from board level strategy to operational matters at individual premises.
From initial advice through to advocacy at hearings, our licensing team has significant expertise and has received endorsement for its work in all aspects of alcohol and entertainment licensing.
We understand that licensed premises operate at all hours of the day and night. As such, we are always flexible and responsive to our clients' needs.
Licensing Aldi's stores in Scotland and assisting with the expansion of their portfolio. We have secured numerous new off sales licences, including in areas of overprovision where there is a rebuttable presumption against the grant of new licences.
Advised Boomtown Festival on an application to increase the capacity at the festival premises and to amend existing conditions on the face of their premises licence.
All premises licensing work for Las Iguanas, including applications for new premises licences in a variety of UK locations. We have also assisted in altering licences at existing sites so the menu can be offered via Deliveroo.
We provide licensing advice on an exclusive basis to Punch across England, Wales and Scotland. We deal with all administration, application work, enforcement work and attendance at hearings.
We are retained by Yum! (Pizza Hut delivery, Taco Bell, KFC) to advise on licensing matters across their estate in England, Wales and Scotland.
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“Excellent: incredibly responsive and very good at getting to the point and speaking our language.”Client feedback - Chambers
“Very technically accomplished with a strong command of many areas of licensing law.”Client feedback - Chambers