Our Licensing Team can provide your business with wide and varied support in relation to the Licensing related matters.
We have experience in dealing with most activities associated with the Licensing Act 2003. Our experience covers issues relating to Personal Licences, Premises Licences (including Off Licences), Club Premises Licences and Temporary Event Notices, as well as applications for variation of an existing Premises / Club Premises Licence.
The service our Team can provide includes case preparation and research, liaising with our Clients and the Authorities and ensuring that all applications (whether it be for a Personal Licence, Premises Licence or Club Premises Licence) are correctly drafted and served.
We have strived over a period of time to establish good working relationships with Councils and Police Licensing Officers for the benefit of our Clients' Licence requirements.
We have experience with and can provide assistance to our Clients by appearing in relation to various types of Licensing applications before Local Authority Licensing Committees or in the Magistrates' Court in connection with Review Applications instigated by the Authorities.
Our assistance to Clients in regard to Licensing matters within the Licence Sector includes Public Houses, Hotels, Restaurants, Wine Bars, Clubs / Sports Clubs, Retail Shops and Leisure Clubs.
Business Sales and Acquisitions
Our Licensing Team also regularly assists our Company & Commercial and Property Teams providing support and representation when required in transactions which have an alcohol licensing element (eg a Client's acquisition of premises with an existing Local Authority Premises Licence which requires to be transferred to the new business owner).