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Licensing

Licensing laws are constantly changing, and navigating your way through them can be a nightmare. You need someone to guide you through the minefield: not just pointing out the obstacles but helping you to get around them.

As the leading firm in one of Britain's major holiday resorts, we have extensive experience in the leisure and tourism industry. We have one of the most experienced teams of licensing specialists in the West Country and have been recommended both in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and in the Legal 500 for a number of years.

We act for clients both large and small in all areas of the leisure and tourism business, across the Westcountry and beyond, providing an unequalled personal service from all our offices, backed up by the resources of our other specialist departments.

We will always tell you our fees in advance – and will make no charge for a preliminary discussion. Typical charges are (excluding VAT, fees and disbursements)

  • Reviewing current licence and advising - £125
  • Transfer of licence/new DPS -  £125
  • Application for TEN - £125
  • Application for new premises licence – from £650
  • Licensing committee hearing – from £500

We work with you to understand what you want to achieve and provide practical, cost-effective solutions.

We can help with:

  • Premises Licence applications 
  • Personal Licence applications
  • Variations
  • Temporary Event Notices (TENs)
  • Gaming permits
  • Review hearings
  • Summary Reviews and Revocations
  • Appeals

“An excellent approachable team” offering “very valuable advice” (Chambers)

“Always on hand to find the right solutions” (Legal 500)