020-7353-8415 — clerks@ftbchambers.co.uk
Large-scale events and Music Festivals. Licensing plans

Festivals & Licensing Plans

By Gerald Gouriet QC | May 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Large-scale events are not exempt from the requirement to attach detailed plans to their applications for a licence.

Plying for Hire

Uber: Plying for Hire

By Gerald Gouriet QC | February 7, 2019 | 1 Comment

High Court says Uber driver not plying for hire – whether display on Uber App is equivalent of “for hire” sign.

NDAs - Non Disclosure Agreements

Non Disclosure Agreements

By Gerald Gouriet QC | February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gambling Commission warns industry about improper non disclosure agreements.

Licence Fees Full cost recovery

Licence Fees

By Gerald Gouriet | December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is no general rule permitting full recovery of the costs of licensing regimes by way of the licence fee.

Uber drivers not guilty of Playing for Hire

Uber driver: Plying for Hire

By Gerald Gouriet QC | July 15, 2018 | 1 Comment

Uber driver acquitted of plying for hire – Court fails to address whether display on Uber App is equivalent of “for hire” sign.

Uber Licence Appeal Decision Sinner or Saint?

Uber Licence Appeal

By Gerald Gouriet QC | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Uber Appeal Decision: Senior District Judge gives Uber a licence for a limited ‘probationary’ period of 15 months.

Uber Licence Refused

Uber lose Brighton Licence

By Gerald Gouriet QC | May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Uber lose a third PHV licence. Brighton and Hove. Not fit and proper to hold a PHV operator’s licence.

FOBT in play

Maximum FOBT stake

By Gerald Gouriet QC | March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gambling Commission recommend maximum FOBT stake for roulette should be set “at or below £30”

Uber Withdraws Appeal. UBL not fit to hold PHV operator's licence.

Uber withdraws appeal

By Gerald Gouriet QC | March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Uber Britannia Limited withdraws appeal against the refusal by York Council to renew its PHV operator’s licence.

minimum unit pricing in Wales may have unintended consequences

Minimum Unit Pricing

By Gerald Gouriet QC | March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welsh Committee hears that minimum unit pricing (alcohol) could cause some to turn to drugs as a cheaper alternative.