Commercial law firm Ward Hadaway has marked its 30th anniversary by being named Law Firm of the Year at the annual Northern Law Awards. Here, we learn of some changes at the top which will stand them in good stead over the next 30 years.
Rarely a week goes by without the national media presenting a story which portrays the consumption of alcohol negatively. Whereas in the past concerns over alcohol consumption were generally related to crime and disorder, the focus is turning to public health. As a consequence, attitudes towards the sale of alcohol are hardening.
Licensing is not simply an administrative exercise, it is a legal process and no subject for a beginner.
Operators are realising that it is a risk to instruct advisors who are not experienced, both in the law and the practicalities of licensing.
Our licensing team offers the benefits of genuinely experienced specialists who represent clients throughout the country, whether they be bar and club groups, hotel chains, convenience stores and supermarkets or restaurants.
This national coverage gives us an enormous advantage in that we have good relationships with stakeholders throughout the country that our clients benefit from.
We also understand the need not only to advise on specific matters but also to keep clients fully supported with general advice and updates etc on issues affecting their sector.
Our services include:
- Premises Licences
- Personal Licences
- Temporary Event Notices
- Licensing Strategy Advice
To find out how we can help with all of your licensing issues, please get in touch.