Factors affecting complexity may include whether there is a cumulative impact policy in place, the type and size of the premises, whether it is in a residential area or if you plan to hold large scale public events.
We will agree at the outset with you whether your application is a simple application, medium complexity application or high complexity application. The ranges of our costs, based on an hourly rate of £185.00 plus VAT, for each type of application are detailed below:
|Simple application:||£888.00 to £1,332.00 (based on 4 to 6 hours of work)|
|Medium complexity application:||£1,332.00 to £1,776.00 (based on 6 to 8 hours of work)|
|High complexity application:||£1,776.00 to £2,442.00 (based on 8 to 11 hours of work)|
Our fee assumes that:
a. This is a standard transaction and that no unforeseen matters arise.
b. The transaction is concluded in a timely manner and no unforeseen complication arise
c. All parties to the transaction are co-operative and there is no unreasonable delay from third parties providing documentation
Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as the application fee. We will pay the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
|Application fee* (payable to licensing authority)||£100 to £635|
|Advertising fee*||£130 to £200|
|Enquiry agent fees to display public notices*||£80 to £150|
|Special delivery fee to serve the application||£80|
|Printing additional copies of plans if necessary||£10|
*These fees vary depending on the individual premises and where it is located. The fees can on occasion be higher than the ranges given above. We will give you an accurate figure for each item as soon as we are able to do so.
As part of our fee we will:
Our fees do not include:
Matters usually take between 4 to 12 weeks from receipt of full instructions from you. This is on the basis of the application being relatively straightforward and you being able to provide all the necessary documents promptly. If your matter is more complex, for example, if there is substantial opposition from interested parties, or if there is a delay in receiving the documents we need, it may take longer.
Anyone in our Litigation department could handle your licensing application. To view the qualifications and experience of the team, please click here.
Akhil Choudhury will be the Director with overall supervision of your matter.
Should you have a problem that cannot be resolved between you and the person handling your purchase, please refer to our Complaints Procedure.