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Now & Next 18th May 2017 Grays Inn, 8 South Square, London WC1R 5ET London
Members Fee: £120.00 + VAT
Non-Members Fee: £145.00 + VAT




The 'Now & Next' course is aimed at everyone with an interest in licensing, including Licensing Officers, Police Officers, Councillors and legal advisors of the licensing committee.

Each session will be led by a member of the Cornerstone Barristers Licensing Team and the aim is for lively interaction from both delegates and other members of the Cornerstone Barristers Team
Course Objectives: The course intends to bring the delegate up to date with the latest changes and case law that have taken place across several areas of licensing including gambling, alcohol, entertainment and taxis.
CPD: The Institute of Licensing accredits this course at 4 hours CPD.
The Programme09.30 Registration and Teas & Coffees
Session 1 - Alcohol and minimum unit pricing
This session will bring you up to date with the latest news on the saga that is the attempt to introduce minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland, including a recap of the ECJ ruling and the follow-up Court of Session decision; and any further developments; including a look at where MUP stands now south of the border - Josef Cannon
11.00 Refreshment Break
11.30 Session 2 - House of Lords Select Committee on licensing and its recommendations. A decade or so after the implementation of the Licensing Act 2003, the House of Lords Select Committee was charged with providing some post-legislative scrutiny of the Act and its amendments. We review the issues considered at evidence sessions attended by a range of experts, as well as considering the likely the effect of any recommendations - Asitha Ranatunga12.15 Session 3 - Front of house drug testingIntroduction of front of house drug testing at festivals and nightclubs from a licensing perspective - can it be licensed, should it be licensed, how can it be licensed? From a pilot at two festivals last year, it is now being deployed at 15 this year. What are the licensing implications? - Matt Lewin13.00 Lunch14.00 Session 4 - Gambling update (social gaming)· Where next for casinos?
· Social gaming and blurring the boundaries.
· Responding to new gambling models: the Greene King litigation.
· Gaming machines and “atmosphere”
· FOBTS: getting no kick from cocaine
· Local risk assessments: a useful tool or more bureaucracy?
· The consumer is king - Philip Kolvin QC (Pre-recorded video)
15.00 Refreshment Break
Session 5 - The Now & Next Panel Discussion & Questions
(Delegates are invited to submit their licensing questions for discussion by our panel of experts during this interactive session. Submit your question(s) to Questions can also be asked on the day, subject to time.)
16.00 Close
(NB. Programme subject to change)Session OverviewSession 5 – The Now & Next – Panel Session:
This session enables delegates the chance to ask the panel of experts a question. Questions can be submitted prior to the day or if time allows asked on the day for the panel to discuss, providing the forum for lively interaction from both other members of the team and delegates. Do you have a burning question you would like to ask? Here is your chance to ask a leading licensing professional!

Questions should be submitted to clearly stating the date and location of the Now & Next course the question is for.
You will see from the options below, that delegates can attend as a day delegate on a single day to all four days or as a residential delegate staying in the hotel on single days or multiple days. Select which apply to you to view the fees involved.

To get an idea of fees, please use the fee calculator below. Please note that this is a simulation, if you wish to actually book the course please click on the book button. Programme:*

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18 05 17 Joining Instructions - Now and Next.pdf
18 05 17 Email wording to go with joining instructions Now and Next.docx

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