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.
Déjà vu. The Home Office has been considering the anomalous exemption of ‘airside’ bars at airports for some years.
The continuing problems of excess alcohol consumption are hard to dissociate from excess provision.
Transport for London release full reasons for refusing to renew Uber’s London licence.
Are Cumulative Impact Policies “more honour’d in the breach than in the observance”?
“A naked usurpation of the legislative function under the thin disguise of interpretation” ?
The Court Bundle can make the difference between winning or losing a borderline case.
Employment Appeal Tribunal rules that Uber must give minimum rights to workers.
The Government Response to the House of Lords Select Committee report on the Licensing Act 2003 is a lost opportunity.
Uber Britannia operator’s licence renewed for 6 months only. Outstanding issues to be resolved. TfL/Uber appeal.
A Modern King Canute? The DCMS hopes to stem the tide of problem gambling.