Licensing Solicitors in Chelmsford

You can fall foul of licensing law if you don’t have the right specialists on side to deal with the potential pitfalls on your behalf. Our experienced Licensing Solicitors in Chelmsford are always available to help you navigate any stumbling blocks for new and existing premises.


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Ian Seeley

Partner, Solicitor

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With vast experience of working with all venue types, from pubs to leisure parks and more, our Licensing Law Specialists support our client base with the creation of premise license applications, as well as with transfers and other amends.

When applications are reviewed and contested, our team represent our clients to put forward their case in front of local authority licensing committees.

Our licensing expertise extends to taxi and private hire licensing, with our specialists well versed in acting for individuals and operators before committee when applications are challenged, or during revocation proceedings.

Whatever your licensing query do get in touch with our experts today.

Find out more about our experienced Licensing Solicitors in Chelmsford

Ian Seeley is an experienced contentious construction and regulatory solicitor with considerable experience within the public sector, working on behalf of local authorities and for a police force. Ian joined a law firm in Suffolk, with his legal work specialising in construction, alongside regulatory, licensing and general commercial litigation.

After more than 10 years in that role, Ian made the move to Ellisons in 2018 and within two years he was promoted to Partner.

Ian’s role at Ellisons now sees him play a central part in Ellisons’ Dispute Resolution team with a special expertise in construction law, regulatory and licensing law, housing litigation, procurement disputes and general commercial litigation.

Areas of specialisation include

  • Premises Licence applications and contested hearings
  • Representation of objectors and interested parties in contested Premises Licence applications and review hearings
  • Appeals against licensing sub-committee decisions concerning Premises Licences
  • Variation applications

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