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Lisa Sharkey

Nottingham, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Managing partner Lisa Sharkey is renowned in the licensing sphere. She provides expert advice to clients from the hospitality sector. She is experienced in representing clients before licensing committees and regulatory bodies in relation to variations among other matters. She is particularly noted for her expert handling of matters involving cumulative impact zones.
"She is excellent technically and listens to clients. She always looks to make the client's life easier.""She is experienced, knowledgeable and has excellent judgement.""She is obviously extremely experienced, but she is also very detail-oriented and makes sure everything is done absolutely correctly."
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Lisa, who is one of the founding members of the firm, became managing partner in April 2018.

She specialises in alcohol licensing and has been a partner at Poppleston Allen since 2001.

She has experience in advising all sectors of the industry from pubs, bars and restaurants through to major property investors and developers. Lisa’s advice covers the more complex matters surrounding reviews, enforcement and late-night licensing, particularly in cumulative impact areas.

As Lisa advises one of the largest pub estates in England and Wales, she spends much of her time ‘on-the-road’ dealing with all types of licensing issues affecting their 1,600 strong estate. Lisa is former Director of Legal and Ethics for the Security Institute and is Honorary Fellow of the Institute, providing pro-bona legal advice and support. In addition, Lisa is a tribunal member of the Pubs Independent Conciliation and Arbitration Service (PICA-Service).

Career

Lectured Law at University of Derby. Articled Hunt Dickins 1992. Solicitor Poppleston Allen 1994, Partner in January 2001, Managing Partner 2018

Professional Memberships

Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Licensing, Tribunal Member of the Pubs Independent Conciliation and Arbitration Service

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Lisa Sharkey

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