Licensing for your Business.

We can advise you on all aspects of licensing including alcohol licenses, entertainment, taxi licensing, private hire and firearms.

Getting the right licenses is crucial.

We can offer all of the help you need.

We can advise on all aspects of licensing and compliance from the initial stages of making a licence application including liaison with police, fire and other responsible authorities.

Employment Law

At FBC Manby Bowdler we have a specialist Licensing Team who can handle a range of licensing matters relating to:

We can advise and assist you in all aspects of licensing and compliance from the initial stages of making a licence application including liaison with police, fire and other responsible authorities through to on going operational issues including representation before council committees, dealing with appeals and advice on health and safety.

The Licensing Team also has the support of other specialist departments in the Firm in relation to planningcommercial property and employment, should there be additional business issues to consider when beginning your application, which we can advise you on at the outset of your case.

Charlotte Clode

Working With Our Service Team

We take great care to always ensure that you are properly advised on the merits and the risks of starting or resisting claims and are on hand to advise and negotiate on your behalf. Our approach is always transparent and we rigorously pursue our clients’ objectives, always with commercial success in mind.

- Charlotte Clode

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Ann Clements

Paralegal Support

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Charlotte Clode


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Elisabeth Glover

Senior Associate

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Felicity Wood


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Tracey Hinton

Paralegal Support

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What Our Clients Say

Your dedication and commitment has been of the highest possible standards. At times it has been nightmarish, but your persistence won the day. Thank you. I have to say how very grateful I have been to know that I was in such capable hands and that you looked after my interest so well. In passing I must add that your professionalism and expertise has been deeply appreciated as you guided me through this minefield. You are obviously a great ambassador for not only your firm, but also the legal profession as a whole. Once again my renewed thanks for your very much appreciated efforts on my behalf.

Guy Birkett

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Great service from staff, clearly understood the brief on time and within budget provided from the outset. Will recommend!

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We used Olivia Jones in June 2020 to resolve a dispute with a dishonest commercial landlord, Olivia was fantastic I cannot recommend her enough excellent!!! 100%.

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Angie Manley was professional to the hilt. Sympathetic, empathetic and totally understanding of the need for legal understanding to advise on a truly devastating personal experience. I felt supported and understood in what I was experiencing. I have no qualms in recommending Angie Manley and her team.

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