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Andy Grimsey

Nottingham, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Andy Grimsey is based in Poppleston Allen's Nottingham office. He is a licensing specialist who is noted for his expertise in liquor licensing.
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Andy, who is senior consultant solicitor, has been a licensing solicitor for over 17 years.

Using his experience as a former barrister, he has appeared in hearings at over 100 different licensing authorities, including defending operators from Summary Review applications involving the most serious forms of criminal activity.

He is a specialist in obtaining licences for large outdoor events and festivals. In the corporate field, he obtains shadow licences for landlords seeking to protect their portfolios and advises on the impact of insolvency and corporate restructuring on licensed premises.

Clients range from small independent pubs and festivals to major breweries and racecourse operators.

Andy co-wrote the Live Music Act, providing advice to Lord Clement-Jones in debates in the House of Lords, and subsequently assisting the Bill’s passage through the Commons. He was a member of the Government’s Live Music Special Guidance and Entertainment Licensing Reform Technical Groups and was involved in re-drafting the regulated entertainment chapter of the Statutory Guidance.

Andy wrote the chapter on Premises Licences in Philip Kolvin QC’s Licensed Premises: Law, Practice and Policy (Second Edition), regular speaks at the Institute of Licensing’s National Training Event and edit's the Poppleston Allen legal column in the Morning Advertiser.

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37 Stoney Street

The Lace Market

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