Premises Licence

13 Jun 2017

Gambling - Bingo in Pubs - The final chapter?

Following our earlier updates regarding the matter of Greene King –v- Gambling Commission.A copy of the approved Judgment is now available on the BAILII database and can be read here.  The Court of Appeal Judgement makes interesting r...

07 Jun 2017

National Licensing Week – 19 – 23 June 2017

The 19 – 23 June marks  the second National Licensing Week. This is a series of events around the country promoted and coordinated by the Institute of Licensing (IoL), aimed at highlighting the importance of licensing in all different a...

06 Jun 2017

Terrorism - London Regional Counter Terrorism Protective Security Incident Update — 4th June 2017

Following events at London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night, the Metropolitan Police Business Crime Hub have produced a ‘London Protect’ information sheet which can be found here: 'London Regional Counter Terrorism Protectiv...

06 Jun 2017

Summary Review - First s.53D interim steps appeal dismissed

It is being reported by Cornerstone Barristers that Bedford Borough Council have successfully resisted what is thought to be the first appeal under s.53D of the Licensing Act 2003, against a decision that an interim step of suspension should conti...

05 Jun 2017

Towers Hamlets Late Night Levy - new consultation launched

Further to our recent news that Towers Hamlets proposed Late Night Levy had been successfully challenged, we can confirm that the Council has re-launched its consultation about its introduction.This new consultation can be found here - http://ww...

25 May 2017

Towers Hamlets Late Night Levy successfully challenged

It has been reported that the London Borough of Tower Hamlets have conceded a Judicial Review Case, brought against their recent consultation on a Late Night Levy.The ALMR (Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers) argued a case that the proce...