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Our specialist licensing solicitors assist and advise clients in relation to all aspects of alcohol and entertainment licensing matters. We obtain, vary, transfer and protect licences for clients spanning numerous local authorities. We advise a wide range of clients and recognise the importance of understanding the unique requirements of individual businesses.

Why choose our alcohol licensing solicitors?


Our licensing team is led by Ed Smith, who has extensive licensing experience. He appears before Licensing Sub-Committees and is very successful in obtaining and protecting licences for his clients.

Ed and his team can offer you the advice and hands-on assistance you require with all licensing matters. We have advised operators of nightclubs, bars, pubs, micropubs, social clubs, restaurants, cafes, off-licences, take aways, petrol stations and music festivals.

Relationship with local authorities

Our team has built strong relationships with local authorities. As such, we act as a primary point of contact for licensing authorities and police forces in respect of our clients’ licensed premises.

Competitive and transparent pricing

We offer cost-effective advice and assistance in relation to all licensing matters, no matter how big or small. Our sustained involvement with the licensed trade has allowed us to adapt our systems and practices so our fees remain extremely competitive.

At Levi Solicitors, we are proud to be transparent on costs. In many circumstances we can provide a fixed quote for the required work. As a result, you will know precisely what work will be done and how much it will cost.

How can our licensing solicitors help you?

Services offered by Levi Solicitors’ licensing team include the submission and conduct of all types of licensing application. We also assist clients in respect of review hearings and other actions taken against licensed premises by local authorities.

We can assist clients with carrying out due diligence prior to purchases of licensed premises or other commercial property for licensed purposes.

If you would like a free initial discussion with Ed Smith and his team about your entertainment or alcohol licensing requirements, call us on 0800 988 7756.  With offices in LeedsLeeds North (Moortown) and London, we can bring our experience and knowledge to your licensing matter, no matter where you are.

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Licensing Team

Ed Smith


0113 297 1875

Ed is a partner in our dispute resolution department and also deals with licensing matters. Read More.

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