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Licensing Solicitors

Entertainment and Alcohol Licensing Solicitors

We recognise that UK licensing law is constantly changing, making the entertainment and leisure industry a challenging environment for both existing operators and new enterprises.

At VWV, our licensing solicitors can offer you a full service across a wide range of licensing law issues, whether you are a public sector organisation, a private operator, an interested party or an educational establishment.

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Experienced UK Licensing Law Solicitors

We have a detailed understanding of the UK licensing laws and will provide you with pragmatic and commercial licensing advice to allow you to maximise the effectiveness and profitability of your business.

We can advise you on all aspects of the Licensing Act 2003, including:

  • applications for a new premises licence (formerly known as "liquor licences" under the previous regime) for the sale of alcohol and/or other regulated entertainment
  • advice on the licensing objectives and mandatory or appropriate conditions
  • variation applications amending an existing premises licence
  • transfer applications to transfer an existing premises licence
  • applications for temporary event notices
  • bringing or defending of licensing prosecutions
  • general advice on the offences under the Licensing Act 2003 (for example: the duties of a designated premises supervisor, the obligations of a licensee and children and alcohol).

Civil Marriage Licences and Gaming Law

In addition to our expertise in relation to alcohol licensing, and the provision of regulated entertainment & late night refreshment under the 2003 Act, we can also advise on other licensing matters that may affect you, including civil marriage licences and gaming law.


For expert advice from our experienced team of entertainment and alcohol licensing solicitors, please contact Jason Prosser on 0117 314 5237.

They provide the most imaginative approach to the service and they approach things in a way which finds the best solution.

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Meet the Team

Our licensing solicitors can offer you a full service across a wide range of licensing law issues, whether you are a public sector organisation, a private operator, an interested party or an educational establishment.

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Jason Prosser - Partner & Head of Energy Law at VWV
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Thomas Ewings - Commercial Property & Planning Law Solicitor at VWV
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