Craig Baylis

Partner

Regulatory | Licensing, Hospitality and Leisure

"Craig is a highly proactive and service-oriented lawyer."

Chambers and Partners UK 2021

"He is very effective and very good with enforcement issues. His experience brings a degree of gravitas to his advice."

Chambers and Partners UK 2021

Craig is an extremely experienced practitioner in the field of alcohol and gambling licensing. He advises and represents clients in all areas of the hospitality industry from bars, restaurants, hotels and nightclubs through to casinos.

Craig advises clients on the process of obtaining licenses, and delivers results on obtaining new premises licenses. He also advises landlords and developers on the value of licenses within their portfolio and preserves that value when dealing with their operator tenants helping to maximise the commercial success of their business.

He has strong relationships with local authorities and enforcement agencies nationwide which are critical to ensuring success in applications in this field.

Craig also advises clients when they encounter difficulties in other areas of the hospitality industry such as food safety or health and safety.

He is top ranked in both major legal directories for his work in  Licensing  and is recognised as a leader in his field.

What Clients and Directories say 

"He is very effective and very good with enforcement issues. His experience brings a degree of gravitas to his advice."

Chambers and Partners UK 2021

 

"Craig is a highly proactive and service-oriented lawyer."

Chambers and Partners UK 2021

 

"Craig Baylis knows the situations and the people you need to talk to, and how to talk to them."

Legal 500 2020

 

 

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