Licensing

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O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors, Belfast is recognised as Northern Ireland's leading licensing Solicitors. Our former Senior Partner Garrett O'Reilly was involved in drafting the legislation, which regulates Liquor Licensing in Northern Ireland.

We represent many of the leading names in the tourism sector including hotel chains, public houses, universities, restaurants, off licences, guesthouses, registered clubs and bookmakers.

We are also legal advisors to the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and the Northern Ireland Hotels Federation. Lead Partner, Linus Murray is one of the foremost licensing practitioners in Northern Ireland and recently successfully completed the sale of a leading chain of bookmakers to the Paddy Power Group.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Liquor licensing applications (hotels, public houses, universities, restaurants, off-licences)
  • Acquisition, disposal of licensed premises to include transfer of liquor licences
  • Liquor licence renewals
  • Conference centre licences
  • Objections to licensing applications
  • Entertainment licences
  • Bookmakers' licences and bookmaking office licences
  • Tourism law

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For further information and advice please contact our experienced legal team through Linus Murray or Seamus McGranaghan.

Call Linus or Seamus now on +44 (0)28 9032 1000