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Leisure & Hospitality

Our skilled and experienced team act for a number of publicans, nightclub owners, restauranteurs, off-licences, and catering and banqueting hall proprietors, as well as proprietary and members’ clubs.

With our offices situated in a historic brewery town, we have represented licensees for over 40 years. We can assist experienced licence-holders and those new to the industry, and we are able to combine our years of experience with the fresh approach needed within the new licensing climate. We can provide advice and guidance on Premises Licences, Personal Licences and Temporary Event Notices.

Our Expertise  

  • Licence Applications
  • Premises Licence Transfers 
  • Variation of Premises Licenses

Meet the Team


The following people in the department have expertise in licensing, you can find out more details about them by clicking on their names:

Denise Madams – Member and Solicitor

Danielle Ward – Senior Associate Solicitor

Costs for Licensing Business Premises


Application for a New Premises Licence - £3000 plus VAT plus Local Authority Application Fee

Variation of a Premises Licence - £1750 plus VAT plus Local Authority Application Fee

Transfer of a Premises Licence - £750 plus VAT plus Local Authority Application Fee

DPS Variation - £750 plus VAT plus Local Authority Application Fee

Application for a Personal Licence - £750 plus VAT plus Local Authority Application Fee

Application for a Temporary Event Notice - £750 plus VAT plus Local Authority Application Fee