Claire Morris > Kuit Steinart Levy LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Kuit Steinart Levy LLP
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Claire is a Solicitor in our Licensing department.


Claire provides advice and assistance to a local and national clients on a range of complex alcohol and entertainment licence matters. These include, in particular, premises licence applications (including those in cumulative impact zones), SEV licence applications and other regulatory issues such as Covid-19 restrictions and policy impact on business operations.

Claire has returned to the licensing team, having first worked with Felicity Tulloch in 2007. In between, Claire practised for a number of years as a healthcare regulatory solicitor representing clients at inquest and in the Court of Protection. As a result, Claire is very experienced in dealing with statutory bodies and has a detailed but practical approach to regulatory matters.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Crime, fraud and licensing > Licensing

(Rising stars)

Claire Morris – Kuit Steinart Levy LLP

Kuit Steinart Levy LLP’s Manchester-based licensing department acts for a wide range of clients, most notably across the hospitality and leisure sectors, including competitive socialising brands, sports clubs, and festival operators, and it is described by clients as a ‘first-class licensing team – the best outside London.’ Led by licensing specialist Felicity Tulloch, the team is often called upon by law firms without specialist licensing departments to assist in the drafting and vetting of licensing clauses in property agreements. The group, which is home to Rebecca Lowe, has developed a reputation for successfully obtaining new premise licences in areas of cumulative impact. Drawing on her experience as a healthcare regulatory solicitor, Claire Morris acts for hospitality clients in defending review applications. Anthony Lyons left the firm in March 2022.