Licensing

Our Licensing Lawyers are able to offer a seamless service to corporate and commercial clients requiring specialist contract and licensing advice.

The long established Licensing Team consists of specialist licensing lawyers each with well over 20 years’ experience in the field of licensing. The team is recognised by independent experts as specialists in licensing and enjoy a national reputation for providing legal advice to operators in the leisure and retail sector in relation to the sale of alcohol and provision of entertainment.

The team acts for a number of nationally recognised restaurant chains, premier league football club, a number of hotels as well as individual operators and those hosting a one off event. We highly value the close working relationship we have with our clients from head office staff through to the teams on site. We pride ourselves on delivering an efficient and personable service to clients with legal advice being tailored to the client’s business and operational style to take into account risks pertinent to the business.

However big or small your licensing requirements – we have the experience to help you.

We can help you with the following:

“The team is recognised for its noteworthy client base, boasting a roster of leading names in the restaurant industry. Equipped to deal with complex contested licence applications. Also noted for its fine track record in betting premises licence applications.”

“They are always very fast to respond and have very good working relationships with councils right across England and Wales.”

“They provide clear advice and get results.”

Independent Legal Directories

Meet the team

Karen Lush

Associate and Head of Licensing
Southampton

Sandra Graham

Consultant Solicitor
Poole

Julia Palmer

Consultant - Licensing