At Hill Brown Licensing we understand the importance that Dundee’s pubs, hotels, restaurants and clubs play in making the city an exciting location for locals and tourists alike to live, visit and enjoy. However, we also appreciate that running licensed premises can be stressful – it is essential that you comply with extensive licensing legislation and the Licensing Board’s rules.
Our expert licensing solicitors can provide expert advice on a comprehensive range of alcohol licensing issues throughout Dundee, Tayside and Perthshire. We have an extensive client base covering all aspects of the hospitality industry across the region, as well as experience supporting clients in the retail sector and those looking to apply for licences for specific events.
The Licensing Board grants licences for the sale of alcohol. This is a specialised area of law which can be challenging to negotiate, especially since the provisions of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 came into force. Obtaining a licence can be a complicated process, but our expert licensing lawyers can guide you through every step. We can advise on:
We can help you to plan your licensed activity, collecting all the necessary information to ensure that your application is successful. We will take the time to meet with you and explain in detail the conditions that you will have to follow under your licence so that fines and other enforcement action are avoided. If you do face such action, we can advise you on the best way to proceed and provide strategic and robust representation during meetings and at review hearings with the Licensing Board.
The licensing solicitors at Hill Brown Licensing do not just provide services for those in the hospitality and retail trades – we can offer expert support for those undertaking any activity that requires a licence from your local authority. These include:
We have expert knowledge and many years of experience handling all types of licensing work. Whatever your requirements, our licensing law specialists can provide you with practical and timely support on all aspects of licensing law, allowing you to focus on running your business.