For intelligent and comprehensive advice relating to all licencing issues, contact Raphoe Collins on +353 1 678 7446 or via email at [email protected]


OBL has a wealth of experience in licensing having provided legal advice to prospective owners and investors in pubs, bars, hotel groups, supermarkets, convenience stores and restaurants all over Ireland for many years. This experience has earned OBL the reputation of being the go-to firm for many businesses requiring licensing advice.

We have acted for buyers and sellers of licensed premises as well as for financial institutions in the financing of properties and businesses.

Contact us should you require advice regarding:-

  • Seven day ordinary on-licences for pubs
  • Special exemptions, music and singing, dancing licences
  • Wine retailers on-licence for restaurants
  • Restaurant certificates for restaurants, bars and public houses
  • Special restaurant certificates
  • Retailers off-licences
  • Extensions and variations of licenced areas
  • Renewals, complaints and prosecutions
  • Festivals licencing and bar agreements
  • Annual renewal for liquor licences
  • Gaming and lottery licences