Liquor Licences

Healy O’Connor Solicitors LLP has extensive experience in relation to every aspect of the Licensing system with an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the Licensing Acts particularly the recent, Intoxicating Liquor Act, 2008. We have a clear understanding of how these Acts operate in a practical setting and how to assist you in getting a liquor licence.

We can provide legal advice to off-licensees, publicans and hoteliers, in dealing with various licensing issues to include;

  • Obtaining a new liquor licence
  • Transferring and renewing an existing liquor licence
  • Sale and purchase of licensed premises
  • Bar extension/Special Exemptions
  • Public Dancing Licence
  • Music and Singing Licence
  • After hours prosecutions
  • Under-age drinking prosecutions.

We provide legal representation for District Court Licensing Application, Applications at the Annual Licensing District Court. We will prepare all the necessary documentation, consult with the Garda and Fire Officer and deal with any objections which may be raised from the licensing application.

We can also provide advice in relation to theatre licences, entertainment licences, hotel licences, restaurant licences, special restaurant licences, registered clubs, commercial sports and leisure clubs and wholesale licences.

In addition, we have extensive experience in dealing with the legal aspects of employment issues, such as staff training and the drafting of staff training manuals.