Watch the Cornerstone Licensing Team discuss the key principles of the Licensing Act 2003 and how to conduct licensing hearings. For further information on training services provided by Cornerstone Barristers, contact email@example.com.
- Part One: Licensing Hearings Training
In this video, Philip Kolvin QC and Josef Cannon discuss the Licensing Act 2003, procedure at licensing hearings, best practice for conducting hearings, and deregulation and appeals.
- Part Two: Licensing Hearing
Watch the Licensing Sub-Committee of “Felwood Borough Council” consider an application for variation of a premises licence at The Rose Pub and Restaurant.
Asitha Ranatunga chairs the Sub-Committee and the hearing includes appearances from several other members of the Cornerstone Licensing Team (Josef Cannon, Emma Dring, Richard Hanstock, Matt Lewin and Tara O’Leary).
Guidance is provided throughout the hearing. As you watch the video, think of what decision you would come to and then compare it with the possible decisions given below.
The agenda papers are available to download below (including the licensing officer’s report and representations) along with examples of possible decisions.
Total video length: 1hr 10 minutes
Decision to Grant the Variation in Full
Alcohol Licensing Hearing: Decision Approved
Decision to Refuse the Variation of the Licence
Alcohol Licensing Hearing: Decision Refused
Decision to Grant the Variation but with Reduced Hours
Alcohol Licensing Hearing: Decision Approved With Conditions