Our Licensing team brings a nationally recognised and in depth knowledge of this important area.

Knights provides expert assistance in assisting your business with all aspects of alcohol and entertainment licensing, including obtaining, transferring and protecting licences. Working closely with our colleagues in our regulatory, real estate, employment and commercial teams we provide a whole business solution to the needs of clients in this sector.

Our areas of expertise

Licensing, Entertainment and Late Night Refreshment

  • Applying for a Premises licence, (e.g. for a new venue or a temporary event such as a festival)
  • Changing an existing licence (e.g. longer hours, adding new activities)
  • Changing Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)
  • Transferring licences on sales or purchases
  • Dealing with threats to your licence
  • Regaining licences, if revoked
  • Dealing with licence issues arising out of administration / insolvency
  • Staff issues which may endanger licence
  • Buying or selling premises with a licence
  • Assistance with policies and training
  • Personal licences
  • Advice of running large scale events (indoor / outdoor) including liaison with local authorities and responsible authorities
  • Late night refreshment licensing for venues open after 23:00
  • Applying for and transferring licences to conduct wedding ceremonies


Meet the team

Meet our team of regulatory professionals

Meet the Team