Licensing Solicitors


P.A. Duffy & Co’s commercial property solicitors have widespread experience working with clients who wish to obtain and renew the appropriate licenses.

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At P.A Duffy & Co Solicitors, we represent individuals and businesses in license applications all across Northern Ireland. Our commercial team are experienced, understanding and diligent and will work tirelessly on your behalf to secure the license you desire.

What licensing services do we offer?

At P.A. Duffy & Co. Solicitors we offer various services in relation to licensing:

  • Alcohol/Liquor licenses

  • Gaming licenses

  • Entertainment licenses

  • Application for new licenses

  • Updating licenses

  • Application for amendments

  • Defending applications against objections in appeal hearings

  • Advising clients on industry standards for licensing

  • Contesting fines, penalties, or revocation of clients’ licenses

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Do I need a solicitor to apply for a license?

It is recommended to seek advice from a solicitor as they have expertise in navigating legal processes, understanding complex regulations, and ensuring your application complies with all relevant laws and requirements. They can also help you avoid common pitfalls and errors.

Why do I need a license?

Licenses are typically required to ensure public safety, regulate certain activities, enforce tax collection, and maintain order in society. They establish rules and standards for the operation of businesses and the conduct of individuals.

What documents are typically required for a license application?

Required documents can vary widely depending on the type of license, but common documents include proof of identity, financial records, background checks, business plans, and certifications or training documentation.

How long does it take to get a license approved?

The processing time for license applications varies widely based on factors such as the type of license, location, and the completeness of the application. It can range from a few weeks to several months.

What happens if my license application is denied?

If your application is denied, you typically have the option to appeal the decision. The appeals process and eligibility for reapplication may vary depending on the licensing authority and type of license.

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Our Licensing Solicitors

Kieran QuinnKieran QuinnDirector
Emma McCaulEmma McCaulSolicitor
Ellen BatesEllen BatesTrainee Solicitor
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