Profile submitted by Gary Grant
Licensing: acts for both premises operators and public authorities in numerous high profile licence applications, reviews, appeals and judicial reviews. Clients range from Spearmint Rhino to the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and include major nightclub/bar/lap-dancing operators, restauranteurs, leisure industry PLC's and public authorities. Also experienced in gambling, taxi, firearms and explosive licensing. He lectures and publishes widely in the fields of licensing and criminal regulatory law. REGULATORY & GENERAL CRIME: Acts in serious and often high profile criminal matters for both the defence and prosecution in all levels of tribunal from the Magistrates' Court to the House of Lords/Supreme Court and Privy Council. In addition to a wealth of experience in general crime, he has particular expertise in white-collar, corporate and regulatory offences (including planning, environmental, health and safety, corporate manslaughter and trading standards) as well as Proceeds of Crime, international and serious organised crime, serious and fatal road traffic cases.
Institute of Licensing; Criminal Bar Association.
Called to the Bar 1994, Grays Inn; Recipient of the Sir Raymond Phillips MC Award (1994); Graded as 'Outstanding' by the Gray's Inn Advocacy Committee (1995).
Frequently appears as a legal analyst on national and international news channels.