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Bishop Auckland's Eleven Arches Success for Licensing Barrister


On 14th July 2015, specialist Licensing barrister, Charles Holland acted on behalf of the Eleven Arches Trust in its application before Durham County Council's licensing sub-committee for a drinks licence for the multi-million pound tourist attraction to be built near Auckland Castle.

The Licensing sub-committee meeting in Spennymoor approved the application to stage outdoor shows and serve alcohol. The £27 million attraction is due to open in summer 2016.

Charles who heads Trinity's Licensing team is also a member of Chambers' BusinessChanceryJudicial Review and Regulatory practice groups.

Charles is regularly recognised in the leading directories "Handles the gamut of licensing work, including liquor, gambling and entertainment licensing. He is particularly noted for his expertise in large-scale venue licensing and taxi licensing. "He is extremely personable and very thorough, and goes the extra mile for the client - he does an immense amount of research." "He stands out for his advocacy, his approach is not aggressive but firm and he doesn't talk down to anyone." Licensing Band 1, Chambers UK 2015

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