We have a distinguished reputation in licensing law and the length and breadth of our experience in this area is unmatched. Members of Three Raymond Buildings have been involved in most of the major licensing and gaming cases in the last 45 years.

We advise and represent all those engaged with licensing authorities and the Gambling Commission, including the licensing authorities themselves, individual and corporate applicants and other interested parties, such as the police and residents. Our clients include many of the major operators of pubs, clubs, hotels, casinos and betting offices in the UK.

Our expertise in the overlapping areas of regulatory and criminal law enables us to provide comprehensive advice regarding compliance obligations and, if necessary, continuity of representation in enforcement proceedings relating to alleged breaches of licence conditions or legislation.

We deliver lectures and seminars on licensing matters nationwide and our members are frequent contributors to legal texts and journals in the field.

We deal with all forms of licensed activities, including:

  • Alcohol and entertainment
  • Gambling
  • Security industry
  • Taxis and private hire

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