We are experts in the field of alcohol & entertainment licensing. Adrian Curtis is a Partner and qualified solicitor and he undertakes all the licensing work for the practice.
Grant or Full Variation applications:-
· Application:- fixed fee of £500- £750 plus VAT plus licensing authority fees (set by Government- based on premises rateable value- usually:- £100; £190; or £315 (see www.gov.uk/government/publications/alcohol-licensing-fee-levels) plus advertisement cost in a local newspaper (circa £280 plus VAT). (Timeframe- minimum 1 month from the submission date for a grant without objections).
· Contested applications- further fees charged at an hourly rate of £200 plus vat; but on a case by case basis we will always try to agree a fixed fee with our client for preparing and attending licensing authority hearings or court hearings. (Timeframe- decision from a licensing sub-committee hearing following representations to an application is usually made within 2 months from the application submission date).
Transfer & DPS variation applications:-
· £100 plus VAT plus £23 licensing authority fees per application. (Timeframe- the application can take immediate effect on the application date).
Review of Premises Licence
· Charged at the contested hourly rate of £200 plus VAT or fixed fees to be agreed on a case by case basis. (Timeframe- a review hearing infront of a Licensing Committee is usually within 8 weeks of the application date of the review application).
For a formal quotation in relation to any licensing matter, please contact Mr Adrian Curtis on 0121 356 1161 or by email at email@example.com