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At Bond Dickinson LLP, practice head Ewen Macgregorbrings a great deal of practical in-house experience’ to gambling and alcohol-related matters. Licensing clients include Gala Bingo, Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Moto Hospitality.

Foot Anstey’s Chris Pritchett handles outdoor events, festivals and sports venue-related matters. He advised Bristol City FC on various matters involved in redeveloping Ashton Gate Stadium, including premises licences.

TLT’s Matthew Phipps assists with all manner of event and licensing issues, including variation applications and enforcement. Glastonbury Festival and Boston Tea Party are clients.

Burges Salmon LLP’s clients include The Crown Estate and the University of Bristol. Senior associate Joanne Attwood handles licenced premises portfolios and gambling licences for sport venues.

Senior associate Naomi Chesterman now leads Veale Wasbrough Vizards’ ‘highly respected’ practice, which is renowned for alcohol and entertainment licensing. Clients include Le Cordon Bleu and Butcombe Brewery. Former head Jason Prosser is also recommended.

Gregg Latchams LLP’s expertise includes new premises licences and defending against regulatory prosecutions. Michael Parrott is the main contact.

Kitsons LLP’s expertise ranges from late-night levies to challenging licensed premises application objections. Managing partner James Cross is recommended.

Philip Day is the key figure at Laceys Solicitors incorporating HLF; he joined the firm when it merged with Horsey Lightly Fynn. Day has ‘deep knowledge’ of gambling and outdoor events.

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