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Licensing Fees 2nd June 2020 Herefordshire Council, Shire Hall, Hereford HR1 2JB South West
Members Fee: £160.00 + VAT
Non-Members Fee: £242.00 + VAT




Leo Charalambides, Kings Chambers will be delivering this one day training course on Licensing Fees in the Council Chamber of Herefordshire Council, Hereford on 2nd June 2020.
In light of the ruling on 10th December 2019 from the Court of Appeal in the Wakefield case, there appears to be greater clarity over the way in which licensing fees across the five strands of taxis may be calculated. However, does the judgment provide more questions than answers? What about supervising and enforcing against unlicensed drivers and vehicles? Leo Charalambides will endeavour to unpick the judgment and will seek to explain what, if any questions remain.
They will also provide a comprehensive analysis of the general principles applicable to licensing fees and associated costs of the same.

IoL Members: £160 + VAT
Non Members: £242 + VAT (includes complimentary membership until end March 2021)
The Institute of Licensing accredits this event for 4 hours CPD. Course Ref: LICFEES79243
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Course Objectives - To increase the delegates knowledge on licensing fees and associated costs across taxis, street trading, sex establishments, scrap metal & HMOS.Including what can legally be included in the calculation of different types of licensing fees.
Agenda - Subject to minor change
9.30 Registration & Refreshments
10.00 General principles of licensing fees
11.30 Refreshment Break
11.45 Some actual example of fees in the context of licensing regimes (i) street trading (ii) sex establishments (iii) scrap metal (iv) HMOS
13.05 Lunch
13.50 Taxis & PHV Fees (inc’d Wakefield Case)
15.20 Refreshment Break
15.35 Should LA 2003 fees be locally set?
15.45 Questions & Close
16.00 Close

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Leo Charalambides
Leo is "Known for his expertise in advising local authorities on all licensing issues, and for niche specialisations in the spheres of garage forecourt and sexual entertainment venue licensing”. He is described by clients as "Earnest, knowledgeable and has seen a lot. He does a great job." (Chambers and Partners 2013) and "very personable, very likeable and very clever" (Chambers and Partners 2014). The Legal 500 (2013) notes that he is “one to watch” and is described as “bright and tenacious” (2014).
Leo is noted for his extensive expertise and experience of Licensing. He advises and represents a wide range of operators, local authorities and local residents across all aspects of licensing including the Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005; Taxi & Private Hire Vehicles; Sex Establishments; Pedlars & Street Trading, Special Treatment Licensing and busking. In 2012 Leo’s contribution to licensing law and practice was recognised by the IoL who made him a Fellow of the Institute.
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