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Morton Fraser

Licensing

1 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Adept at handling advisory licensing matters, with in-depth knowledge of liquor and taxi licensing. Client portfolio consists of prominent hospitality and alcohol companies. Strong presence across Scotland, with a wide-ranging practice which includes licensing appeals, variations and applications.

Strengths

One client states: "They are extremely knowledgeable and helpful especially around initial queries and then helping form the strategy for licence applications."

Another reports: "They are very professional, always available, and I can always guarantee a speedy response. They ensure I have all the options and coach me through every process."

"They are very professional, responsive and very knowledgeable in their field," according to sources.

Work highlights

Acted for WeWork on obtaining a licence for an office in Edinburgh.

Notable practitioners

David Hossack is well practised in a variety of licensing matters including appeals, variations and applications. He is particularly proficient in the leisure and hotel spaces.
"David is very familiar with licensing laws and the procedure for obtaining a licence, and handles it with mastery."

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Scotland

Licensing


David Hossack
Band 2