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(Event postponed) Licensing Law Seminar

Date: 20th May 2020

Time: 09:00 - 13:05

Location:
Law Society of Scotland
Atria One
144 Morrison Street
Edinburgh
EH3 8EX

CPD Hours: 3hours 30minutes

This seminar will cover developments in licensing law from minimum unit pricing and gambling law to disruptive start-ups and more.

Event postponed

Due to Covid-19 we have postponed this event. We will endeavour to reschedule it as soon as possible. If you have already booked a place for this event, or require more information, please email: cpd@lawscot.org.uk

 

 

3.5 hours verifiable CPD

It has been a turbulent, yet exciting last few years in licensing law. Most notably, applications such as Uber and AirBnB have moved into licensed industries with a transformative impact all over the world, with reactions from local authorities ranging from permissive to outright prohibition, Aside from this, the UK government’s new restrictions on fixed-odds betting terminals will have profound implications on gambling licensing, particularly in Scotland. Meanwhile, the first evaluations of the success have minimum alcohol pricing have been made, and we have seen developments in areas from street trading to public events.

This seminar will cover all of these developments and more, offering you the expert to hear from and quiz expert speakers on the latest issues in licensing.

Learning outcomes

By participating in this event, you will: 

  • Learn about key developments in licensing law 
  • Gain practical advice for carrying out alcohol, gambling and civic licensing work 
  • Share best practice for working with clients and licensing bodies
Confirmed speakers
  • Caroline Loudon, Partner, TLT LLP
  • 09:00 - 09:20

    Registration and refreshments
  • Speaker

    Caroline is a partner in the Edinburgh office. A licensing specialist since 2006, she acts for clients across the licensing spectrum, including household name retailers, celebrity chefs, 5 star hotels, academic institutions, festival and large event teams, international casinos, national bingo/casino operators, major sporting venues and of course individual licensees.

    Caroline is one of the very few Scottish specialists in gambling law. Known in the market for being the “winner of unwinnable licences”, Caroline is consulted on high level project work and clients commend her for her engagement, strategy and knowledge of this specialist sector. Her focus is on delivery, relationship and partnership.

  • 09:30 - 10:10

    Developments and disruption in licensing law

    • Lift-sharing and private hire cars
    • Lodging, tourism and AirBnB
    • Regulatory responses to Silicon Valley and the "sharing economy"

    10:10 - 10:20

     

    Questions and discussion

    10:20 - 11:00

    Minimum pricing and alcohol licensing

    • A year in minimum pricing: its impact and implementation
    • Working with clients:opportunities and challenges
    • Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005: licensing objectives in practice

    11:00 - 11:10

    Questions and discussion

  • 11:10 - 11:25

    Refreshments and networking
  • 11:25 - 12:05

    Update on gambling licensing

    • Lotteries/Scratch cards and FOBTs- headline news
    • Horizon scanning in gambling – what is coming next?
    • Best practice in gambling licensing- looking after your licences

    Speaker

    Caroline is a partner in the Edinburgh office. A licensing specialist since 2006, she acts for clients across the licensing spectrum, including household name retailers, celebrity chefs, 5 star hotels, academic institutions, festival and large event teams, international casinos, national bingo/casino operators, major sporting venues and of course individual licensees.

    Caroline is one of the very few Scottish specialists in gambling law. Known in the market for being the “winner of unwinnable licences”, Caroline is consulted on high level project work and clients commend her for her engagement, strategy and knowledge of this specialist sector. Her focus is on delivery, relationship and partnership.

    12:05 - 12:15

    Questions and discussion

    12:15 - 12:55

    Recent and future developments in civic licensing

    • Public entertainment and events
    • Managing client expectations
    • Leisure and hospitality

    12:55 - 13:05

    Questions and discussion

  • 13:05 - 13:10

    Closing remarks
  • 13:10 - 13:45

    Networking lunch

Prices

prices exclude VAT

Member:
£147.34
 
New member:
£134.53
 
Accredited Paralegal:
£134.53
 
Trainee:
£134.53
 
Unemployed member:
£123.86
 
Non-member:
£162.29
 

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