A licence in law allows something to be done which would otherwise be illegal. This most commonly affects the sale of alcohol where effectively permission is required.
Clarke Jeffers have developed an expertise in licensing law particularly in the context of the pub and hotel industry over many years. Licensing law is a specialist area and we will advise you as to the most appropriate licence to suit your business.
An application for a licence can be a difficult process for any client, however, with our well organised and well drilled procedures at Clarke Jeffers we aim to make this application as smooth as possible.
Specialist areas include:
- Grant of new licences
- Renewal and transfer of licences
- Exemption orders
- Occasional licences
- New retail licences
- Entertainment licences
- Restaurants and hotels
- Holiday camps
- Wholesale dealers licences
- Manufacturers’ licences
- Wine retailers’ licences
- Extinguishment of licence
- Permitted hours of trading and endorsement of licences
- Forfeiture and suspension of licences
- Ad interim transfers
- Public dancing licences
- Music and singing licences
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What Our Clients Say
I found Victor and Staff very professional to deal with but in a friendly and relaxed fashion, the advice and confidence I gained from this team was second to none and I am very grateful to all at Clarke Jeffers for their help over the past 12 months. I would recommend them without hesitation for all aspects of Legal Advice.
We’ve worked closely with Clarke Jeffers over the last 8 years and I cannot recommend their services highly enough. We’ve always found their staff to be highly professional, responsive and they have helped us resolve issues quickly.
Victor has an excellent understanding of the business of franchising, I found his advice invaluable when I was starting my own business and negotiating my contract, I would have no hesitation in recommending Clarke Jeffers for sound business and legal advice’.
As Ireland’s largest chain of fitness clubs and a key player in the Irish franchising sector, we have been involved in numerous commercial transactions, negotiations and of course the odd conflict along the way! Victor and the team at Clarke Jeffers has been an invaluable asset to us on this journey. From when we started in 2005 with our first club and our first member to a membership today of over 25,000 in Ireland alone, Clarke Jeffers has been there every step of the way.
We have always been very happy with the representation and advice from Clarke Jeffers. Firstly they are proactive and on the ball, secondly they have a “what we can do as opposed to what we can’t do approach. They possess the type of forward thinking that a progressive business such as ours demands.
We have worked with Clarke Jeffers & Co solicitors for many years. They have consistently given us clear and easy to understand advice. Most importantly, they have give us effective advice. A very professional outfit.
As an Irish international rugby player I am used to having people I can rely on, both on the pitch and off. Clarke Jeffers, to me is a safe pair of hands whose integrity cannot be questioned. They provide me with advice I can trust. That to me is what is important.
When it comes to food and beverage we have a one stop shop in Clarke Jeffers. They know the industry, they know what’s required and most importantly, they know how to provide it quickly. For a luxury hotel and golf resort, that is priceless.
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