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Licensing Lawyers
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We are experienced in the leisure industry and gambling industry – Law and licensing with Ince

We are a leading licensing and gaming firm with a combined experience of over 60 years in licensing law. We are a vibrant and dynamic team known for its trophy clients and providing some of the best commercial licensing and gaming advice the market has to offer.


We act for hotels, restaurants, bars, pubs, clubs, stately homes, off licences, late night takeaways and visitor centres to name a few and have obtained premises licences for large outdoor music festivals and even for a former battleship.

We advise landlords and investors on all licensing and regulatory issues, and appear regularly before licensing committees, particularly in London. We defend licence holders in licensing reviews and criminal proceedings, conduct appeals and engage in leisure industry liaison groups

We recognise the importance of establishing good business relationships and work closely with other professionals such as architects and surveyors to ensure that a project meets licensing requirements.


We are internationally recognised for the quality of our expertise in all aspects of gambling law and regulation. Whether you are a large corporate or a start-up business, we can advise you on all areas of the gambling industry. We also specialise in unregulated offerings such as eSports, prize competitions and free entry raffles/ lotteries.

Our extensive experience and industry knowledge regularly involves us working with a network of the foremost international gambling lawyers and regulators. Through this network, our teams based in London and Gibraltar can provide coordinated global advice on all aspects of gambling law for online and land-based operators as well as the suppliers to both.

Our combined knowledge of English, Gibraltar and European law, along with our prior in-house legal and compliance experience, allows us to assist you with not only understanding regulatory requirements but also advising and executing on a range of commercial and operational solutions utilising our regulatory and compliance consulting capability.

A team highly committed to the industry

Our team has unrivalled experience in the alcohol and gambling industry with four of our most experienced lawyers having worked in house.

We regularly write articles for the leading gambling publications such as in the International Comparative Legal Guides, and contribute as experts in Gambling Compliance, EGR and the Gaming Law Review.

Four of our team members are members of the International Masters of Gaming Law, an international network of gaming lawyers.

Our team members regularly attend and speak at IMGL conferences and Masterclasses in Amsterdam, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Malta, Munich. Attendance at the two largest international gaming shows in London (ICE) and Las Vegas (G2E).