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Miscellaneous posts by a licensing lawyer

Various articles covering all areas of licensing law and practice. Entirely personal commentaries about recent licensing news, alcohol & entertainment licensing, betting, gambling, the licensing of sex establishments (lap dancing clubs), taxis, PHVs - as well as miscellaneous topics such as cultural diversity,  gentlemen's clubs, website tactics, and the battle between London's black cabs and Uber.

As a licensing lawyer, Gerald Gouriet QC represents the owners of bars, pubs and clubs

Residents’ Associations

A common misapprehension is that a good point is made stronger by repetition: it is not – it is weakened.


Anti-social behaviour

Experiments on mice point to a cure for drugs and binge-drinking tendencies in human beings.

This is a roulette wheel. FOBTs allow roulette to be played in betting shops

Pinsent Masons (Archived)

The Gambling Commission impose stricter conditions by which betting shops are entitled to make FOBTs available.