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The operation of your business depends on having the correct licences in place. As an operator of an existing licenced business you know and understand the importance of ensuring your Premises Licence is up-to-date and that you obtain consent before you make any alterations to the layout of your premises and/or the style of your operation. Similarly, when starting a new business or venture that involves the sale of alcohol or the provision of entertainment, making sure you have in place Personal and Premises Licences is critical to the successful launch and, it is often the case that these licences are misunderstood or overlooked until the last minute.

Our expert team delivers specialist advice on licencing requirements and ensures you are trading legally or that you have all the licences in place in good time for your launch date.

What we do...

  • National client base - of commercial and public sector organisations.

  • Dedicated licencing specialists - operating nationally with over 15 years’ experience.

  • Specialist advice - including personal, premises, betting,  casino and club certificates.

  • Pro-bono work - advising a range of charitable clubs and institutions.

  • Sports sector expertise - working with regional and national sports clubs and sporting events.

  • Lawyers who understand your time pressures - We provide a fully-managed process and work with you to secure a bespoke licence to give peace of mind when you commence trading.

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Digital Economy Act 2017 – the new Telecoms Code

The new Electronic Communications Code includes changes that need to be reviewed by landowners who benefit from agreements with telecom operators.


Legal updates

MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 553

A case dealing with whether a clause in a commercial contract preventing oral variations was of any effect.


Legal updates

Riverside Park Ltd v NHS Property Services Ltd [2016] EWHC 1313 (Ch)

A case which shows the dangers inherent in agreeing a break clause which is conditional on the tenant giving vacant possession on or before the break date.


Brexit resources

Your intellectual property following the 'Brexit' referendum

As matters stand, in the immediate aftermath of the vote, there is no immediate impact to UK intellectual property rights - but the medium and long term effects are likely to be significant.

View brexit resources

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