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    • Bruce Faulkner - Rogers and Norton
    • Hugh Rowland - Gotelee Solicitors
    • Harriet Wells - Mills & Reeve LLP

Birketts LLPreacts quickly and gives accurate and professional advice’. Key figures include associate Julie Gowland, advocate Richard Eaton, barrister Laura Thomas (who handles contentious matters), and Ruth Sunaway for due diligence and insolvency-related issues. Gowland advised Patisserie Valerie on new premises licences.

Mills & Reeve LLP stands out for its combination of ‘prompt, focused advice and good value for money’. ‘Clear, concise’ licensing specialist Harriet Wells advised Extreme Video on variation of the licence for a former TV studio to enable it to sell alcohol until 3am. Family Amusements and Cambridge University Press are also clients.

At Hunt & Coombs LLP, head of crime Simon Milburn, partner Andrew Cave and senior associate Richard Boucher are all well versed in licensing law. Cave advised The Solstice Public House on the review of its liquor licence.

Rogers and Norton’s Bruce Faulkner is one of the region’s foremost licensing specialists, and has a strong following among local businesses.

At Blocks, litigator Graham Mead deals with licence applications, and corporate partner Andrew Fleming advises local businesses on licensing reviews.

Respected litigator Hugh Rowland at Gotelee Solicitors has a niche in liquor licensing. He advised a nightclub owner on its third licence review and helped to keep the premises open.

At Greenwoods Solicitors LLP, associate Kelly Peck and senior solicitor Michelle Cox are recommended for licensing applications and disputes respectively.

Leathes Prior’s Tim Cary is a regulatory expert who reguarly advises haulage operators on licensing matters.

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