A partner from Liverpool firm Weightmans is joining a new niche practice specialising in licensing and regulatory law. Anthony Horne, head of licensing at Weightmans until last month, is linking up with Richard Williams at Licensing Legal. Williams previously worked at Cobbetts and West End firm Joelson Wilson & Co. Licensing Legal, with offices in Manchester and Liverpool, advises pubs, restaurants and the gaming and entertainment industries. Its formation comes ahead of the February 2005 implementation of the Licensing Act 2003.
First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 6 September 2004