Phil Crier is the principal and sole director of Phil Crier Licensing Ltd which was established in 2013 and carries on its business under the trading name ‘PBC Licensing Solicitors’.
The firm is a niche legal practice which specialises in the field of alcohol and entertainment licensing and associated planning law. The firm has a particular expertise in the licensing of music festivals, outdoor events and large music venues and also dealing with regulatory ‘noise law’ matters including Abatement Notice proceedings.
The firm also specialises in gambling licensing law including advising on lotteries, prize draws, skill games, sales promotions and prize competitions.
Key clients of the firm include: Live Nation; Festival Republic; Academy Music Group; Sports & Entertainment Ltd; Vila Clubs Ltd and Welcome Break.
Phil Crier has specialised in private practice in licensing and regulatory law for over 30 years, including 13 years as a partner and Head of Licensing at Blake Lapthorn solicitors. He is acknowledged as a specialist in the licensing field and is a skilled advocate with experience in courts and councils in all parts of the country. Phil deals with all types of licensing applications and acts for national PLC’s; private limited companies; large and small organisations and private individuals.
PBC Licensing Solicitors is authorised and regulated as a legal practice by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (reg. no. 597244).
Phil Crier Licensing Ltd is registered at Companies House (England & Wales) as a private limited company (reg. no. 8472407).