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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Gaming & Licensing

2 ranked lawyersBand 1London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Standout team consisting of leading licensing practitioners. Sought after by well-known brands for its experience in premises licensing issues. Demonstrates impressive skills successfully dealing with heavily contested matters across London's cumulative impact zones. Notable client roster comprises major retailers, restaurants, bars and hotels. Also advises new entrants to the London market.

Strengths

One client notes: "In all of my dealings with them they have been professional and delivered an outstanding service with great advice."

Another adds: "They provide reliable, efficient, practical and sound advice."

Other sources praise the team for its "excellent service."

Work highlights

Represented Tesco in licensing hearings and provided advice on technical licensing issues.

Notable practitioners

Head of the firm's regulatory practice group Craig Baylis is widely regarded as a leading practitioner advising on licence applications, renewals and appeals. He regularly acts for restaurants, supermarkets and entertainment sector clients.
"Craig is a highly proactive and service-oriented lawyer." "He is very effective and very good with enforcement issues. His experience brings a degree of gravitas to his advice."

Jeremy Bark is noted for his expert knowledge of licence applications and amendments, with enviable experience of assisting clients with contentious matters. He regularly advises clients on alcohol and gambling licensing matters.
"He has considerable experience and is very proactive in providing advice." "He has a wealth of knowledge regarding licensing and a practical, straightforward approach to handling matters." "He is attentive and knowledgeable."

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Gaming & Licensing Department

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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Governor’s House

5 Laurence Pountney Hill

London

Greater London

UK

EC4R 0HH

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London

Licensing


Craig Baylis
Band 1
Jeremy Bark
Band 1