Marcus is a specialist licensing and regulation barrister of over ten years’ call. He has particular expertise in dealing with premises licensing, with a distinct focus on the hospitality and leisure sector, and the regulations associated with it. In addition, Marcus has a wealth of experience in advising clients at the early stages of the development of new premises.

Marcus also provides regulatory compliance services such as audit, system development and fail-safe reporting structures. He excels at solving issues found on review applications to the satisfaction of both the authorities and the licence holder, so that the licensing objectives and business viability can be promoted.

  • Marcus has helped save our licence and we are so grateful for his pragmatic approach and the way he professionally negotiated with the officers on our behalf

    Licensee in Westminster, name withheld

  • Marcus has been excellent and his commitment to ensuring we get the best possible advice really shows by the result we achieved. It really felt like a team approach.

    Mr David Tunmer, Central London Licensee

  • Marcus is a very experienced licensing barrister who trained with the best specialist lawyers around and continues to shine in this field. He has worked on some of the top tier licensing cases of recent years and is a real asset to any team.

    Mr Gary Grant, Counsel
    (Recognised in Chambers Guide and Legal 500)

  • Marcus has a great knowledge of licensing and regulatory law in general. His work on contentious cases, protecting clients who are under fire from licensing authorities, council officers and interested parties, is first rate.

    Ms Saima Hanif, Counsel
    (Recognised in Chambers Guide and Legal 500)