self-funding licensing regimes

Licensing Fees

By Gerald Gouriet | December 10, 2019 |

The Court of Appeal has ruled that there is no general legal principle that licensing regimes should be self-funding

Large-scale events and Music Festivals. Licensing plans

Festivals & Licensing Plans

By Gerald Gouriet QC | May 21, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

Gambling Commission warns industry about improper non disclosure agreements.

Self-Funding Licence Fees - Full Cost recovery

Licence Fees

By Gerald Gouriet | December 7, 2018 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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