We have considerable expertise in all aspects of alcohol licensing and often act for clients seeking to obtain or renew licences, manager’s certificates and temporary authorities for their businesses.


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As well as these services, we regularly carry out other industry specific work including:

  • Representing clients in hearings and appeals regarding licences
  • Providing representation and advice in regard to change of district plans and effects on alcohol licences
  • Change of Local Alcohol Policies (LAPs)
  • The sale and purchase of business and property
  • Advice on all aspects of employment relationships involving alcohol
  • Strategic, policy and practical advice on resource management issues relevant to licensed premises
  • Lease formation and tenancy issues

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