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Licensing Solicitors

The bureaucracy and complexity of licensing law can seem daunting, particularly since the consequences of getting it wrong can be disastrous for a business – owners and employees alike.

Napthens is one of the few law firms in the country with its own dedicated licensing department.  Our specialists have many years’ experience of working with businesses in the leisure industry, and they have built up strong working relationships with Local Authorities across England and Wales.

The department is ranked in the north-west for legal industry ‘bible’ Legal 500.

Napthens Will Keep You Up to Date With All Licensing Matters

We keep businesses up to date with the latest issues in licensing and our straight-forward, plain-English advice helps ensure our clients are best placed to make the right decisions.  We spend our days dealing with businesses in the sector so we know the challenges they face and the intricacies of the way they operate.

Having the correct licences in place is critical.  Our experienced licensing team issue hundreds of applications each year for Premises Licences or Club Premises Certificates:  Find out about our free no-obligation audit of your premises.

We Provide an All-Round Licensing Service

Working alongside specialists from our property and commercial teams, we provide an all-round service tailored to your needs – helping you remain compliant with the law, while keeping a commercial eye on your business goals.

Using our expertise in the sector, Napthens has developed a unique-to-market monthly fixed fee Licensed Estate Management service.

Contact a member of the licensing team for advice on:

Pleasington recently used Malcolm in our change from Club Premises Certificate to Full Licence and found him to be first class; got the job done, battled the challenges and was brilliant to deal with. I would be more than happy to recommend Malcolm to other clubs. Ryan O'Connor, GM, Pleasington Golf Club
  • Gill Sherratt
    Licensing Consultant
    Location: Blackburn
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    Gill Sherratt - Licensing Consultant at Napthens LLP
  • Suzanne Marchese
    Licensing Executive
    Department: Licensing
    Location: Blackburn
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    Napthens Solicitors Employee Suzanne Marchese
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