Our experienced licensing specialist is able to assist you in applying for a new licence or an application to vary an existing licence. When acting in such matters costs are calculated based on our hourly fee rates. The cost of your matter will depend upon its complexity however below are the average ranges for simple, medium, and high complexity matters.
Simple matters: £1,000 to £2,000 plus VAT (currently 20%)
Medium complexity case: £2,000 to £4,000 plus VAT (currently 20%)
High complexity case: £4,000 to £8,000 plus VAT (currently 20%)
The above costs would include:
Factors that may increase complexity and therefore increase cost:
There are also a number of factors that may decrease cost:
There are a number of disbursements that you may be required to pay:
Please note these fees vary depending on the individual premises and its location. The fees can on occasion be higher than the ranges given above. We will give you an accurate figure for each item as soon as we are able to do so.
A typical application is likely to take approximately 3 to 6 months to complete.
Our licensing specialist
John Polsue is a Consultant based in London and has 39 years of post-qualification experience in guiding clients on licensing matters. For a detailed profile of John, click on the link here.
For more information
For more information about using our professional services for applying for a new licence or an application to vary an existing licence, please get in touch either by telephone, email or our website enquiry form. One of our team would be delighted to speak to you and provide you with a fixed fee bespoke to your needs.