Premises licences for regulated entertainment, sale of alcohol and late night refreshment, and gambling and operator licences for gambling are required for many business entities and are enforced by a range of authorities including the local council, the police, governing bodies and trading standards. If your business works within this industry, it is essential that you get the right advice and always remain informed.

Our licensing law services

Keystone’s full-service licensing team is able to assist you with all your licensing challenges. With legislation constantly being reviewed and changed, it is essential that you get the most up-to-date advice to ensure that there is no delay in obtaining the correct licences and permissions.

Our gambling law services

Our gambling law specialists advise on gaming, gaming machine permits, prize gaming, lotteries and competitions, helping businesses to remain compliant and obtain the correct licences to operate. The team also assist with betting licences and provide regulatory advice to adult gaming centres and family entertainment centres.

Who do we advise?

Our licensing and gambling lawyers predominantly act for entertainment businesses, including night clubs, bars, casinos, restaurants, esports operators, gambling websites and sports clubs.

Why choose our licensing and gambling team?

Our lawyers have years of experience in dealing with both simple and complex requirements and can assist you throughout the process. The Keystone licensing and gambling team have the added benefit of being supported by experts in other areas of law such as property, planning, regulatory law and contracts. We also have a dedicated fraud and business crime team should you face investigation as part of your review or business.

The leading legal directory The Legal 500 says that our licensing lawyers provide an “excellent service that goes above and beyond”. Our gaming and betting solicitors are described as “prompt in responding to queries”.

For further information or to discuss a licensing or gambling matter, please telephone 020 3319 3700 or click here to email us.

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