Pinsent Masons

Licensing Department

Northern Ireland
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What the team is known for Well known for handling licensing issues arising from business expansions. Regularly acts for prominent national supermarkets and restaurants, as well as local businesses. Demonstrates further strength in liquor licensing matters. Notable expertise in contentious proceedings.

Strengths One client notes: "They are always extremely helpful supporting with in-depth local knowledge."

"They've got good processes and good local knowledge of licensing in Northern Ireland," reports one client, adding: "They give sound advice, both on a legal and technical but also on a practical level."

Notable practitioners


James Griffiths
is noted for his expertise acting for clients in the retail sector on liquor licence applications. He also has experience advising clients on contentious licensing matters.
"He is always quick to reply and offer his expert knowledge in the field. He has invested time to build a good working relationship and understand our business."