Read about what the leading independent guides to the legal profession have to say about our licensing team:
Chambers & Partners (2020 edition)
What the team is known for: Well-established and particularly noted for its handling of licensing for major supermarket chains. Known for its extensive experience and enviable client base, advising on liquor licensing and temporary events notices.
Strengths: Clients report: "Their particular strengths are their quick response and willingness to provide answers and solutions in the most commercial way possible."
Another remarks: "Gosschalks always astonish me with their capability to continually develop and improve their services."
Notable practitioners: Clients value Clare Johnson's extensive skill in the licensing field, asserting that her "experience, manner and proficiency cannot be criticised in any way both from a corporate perspective and a personal viewpoint." She is predominantly active on liquor licensing applications in the retail industry.
Richard Taylor possesses a breadth of experience in liquor licensing and temporary event notice applications across the supermarket and leisure sectors. Sources say: "He has a very thorough understanding of all legislation and provides quick and precise advice."
Legal 500 (2019 edition)
With a dedicated licensing practice, Gosschalks provides advice to a range of high-profile national clients in the retail, hotel, pub and gambling sectors. Clare Johnson is a key name for liquor licensing matters while department head Richard Taylor handles alcohol, entertainment and gambling licences.