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Licensing

Licensing

The licensing team at Brabners are able to assist with any licensing requirement however large or small having had experience in acting for a range of clients in the hotel and retail sectors.

Our lead partner handled the then ground breaking application by the Liverpool Capital of Culture Company for 10 premises licenses for Liverpool City Centre and Liverpool’s outlying parks and open spaces. He is recommended in Legal 500 and is ranked in band 1 in Chambers & Partners for his licensing work.  We are also members of the Institute of Licensing.

Our core expertise is in advising on the usual range of licensing applications, including new premises license applications, personal license applications, variations and all appeal proceedings. We also offer a portfolio management service and nationwide advocacy services before licensing committees and other appellate tribunals. 

Drawing on the teams’ wider regulatory experience allows us to assist in a range of areas allied to licensing including advice with regard to prosecutions under the licensing legislation, including interviews under caution, health and safety and Trading Standards matters.  The licensing team works closely with Brabners, Corporate, Property, Planning and Insolvency teams allowing for the provision of seamless support and advice to those teams when handling matters with a licensing element.

The team are also able to provide advice in relation to The Gambling Act 2005, and license applications in relation to Sexual Entertainment Venues.  The team continues to act for the Security Industry Authority in appeals brought under the Private Security Industry Act 2001.