Licensing Law

At Porter Morris LLP Solicitors, we have considerable experience acting for hoteliers, publicans, restaurateurs and nite club owners. We also advise on other licensing matters such as lotteries and raffles as well as auctioneers’ licences.

We provide expert advice as well as practical guidance and assistance to steer clients through the complex maze which makes up the licensing code in Ireland.

It is very important that any business which is involved with the sale of alcohol be fully familiar with the legal requirements which affect them. The issues might range from such matters as permitted opening hours and obligations in relation to under-age drinking, to the purchase of licensed premises such as a hotel, pub or off-licence, an application for a new licence or an extension to an existing licensed premises.

Our expertise extends to:

  • Hotels
  • Public Bars
  • Off-licences
  • Restaurants
  • Nite Clubs
  • Clubs
  • Dance Licenses
  • Special Exemptions
  • Music & Singing Licences
  • Transfers
  • Hotel or Public Bar extensions
  • Objections
  • Lotteries & promotion of raffles
  • Auctioneer’s Licence