“From the day Bob Bob Ricard first opened its doors, Thomas & Thomas have been there to guide me through every stage of any licensing application. They are thorough, precise and clear. They fill me with confidence and make any licensing process appear seamless.”

Leonid Shutov – Bob Bob Ricard

“It was a pleasure to work with Thomas & Thomas. From the outset their services were efficient and professional, whilst personable. Their expertise of the London market is second to none which was incredibly important to Café Royal. I would have no hesitation in recommending their services.”

Louis Sailer – Café Royal

“I have worked with Thomas & Thomas for a number of years and they are the gurus of licensing. Nothing is too much trouble and nothing too difficult. They are the very top of their game and the best in the UK.”

Alex Langlands Pearse – Cirrus Inns

“Thomas & Thomas were selected from a panel of lawyers on a beauty parade. They have proved more beautiful than we could have imagined! They guided us through the hoops of licensing and project management, producing a result not only on time and within budget, but beyond every expectation we could have had.”

Matthew Dixon – Corinthia Hotel, London

“I have always found Thomas & Thomas to be extremely friendly, flexible and efficient to work with. On our most recent case they were truly remarkable and we owe the success and victory of this case to the dedication and perseverance which they showed throughout the whole process. From beginning to end I have felt comfortable and secure with their judgement.”

Scott Matthews – CG Restaurants

“I instructed Thomas & Thomas in favour of another firm of solicitors after we lost our first licence application. They negotiated a settlement of the appeal and subsequently obtained the planning permission. 5 Hertford Street would not currently be open without their assistance and I will be forever grateful to them for that.”

Robin Birley – 5 Hertford Street

“With a natural empathy to your business needs and a pragmatic approach to the nuances of the varying licensing authorities, Thomas & Thomas get the balance right. Personable and naturally hospitable, they navigate through the latest challenges in licensing. Easy to deal with, approachable and always available make them a pleasure to work with.”

John Nugent – Green and Fortune

“Thomas & Thomas have advised Hawksmoor on our continued expansion in all matters relating to licensing. They are without doubt leaders in their field and we have no hesitation in recommending them.”

Will Beckett – Hawksmoor

“Thomas & Thomas have become part of the history of The House of St Barnabas; a huge part of its success story. Without them, the charity would be facing a very uncertain and dark future. Their professionalism and emotional understanding of what needed to be achieved, and that there is never just one way to reach the end goal, is commendable.”

Sandra Schembri – House of St Barnabas

“I can safely say that Thomas & Thomas did a wonderful job in securing our new 3am licence. Big thanks.”

Eric Yu – Opium

“Thomas & Thomas have acted for the Oxford and Cambridge Club for many years and we have always found their help and advice to be both sensible and invaluable. They are eminent professionals whose opinion can be trusted. In my view Thomas & Thomas are the go-to licensing solicitors in London.”

Alistair Telfer – Oxford and Cambridge Club

“We have always found Thomas & Thomas to be very professional, dedicated and communicative, and nothing is too much trouble. I particularly like that they are creative and think outside the box and simplify complex licensing issues. I believe they are the best licensing lawyers in town.”

Alex Garland – Planet Hollywood (UK)

“I have known Thomas & Thomas for many years and they have always taken great care of me, my restaurants and my licensing requirements. We use Thomas & Thomas exclusively for all our restaurant sites, old and new, and will continue to do so.”

Russell Norman – Polpo

“Thomas & Thomas have acted for Zuma and Roka for many years. With their help, we have opened two more restaurants including obtaining a 24 hour licence for Oblix at the Shard. They are an essential part of our team.”

Ranier Becker – Roka, Zuma and Oblix

“Thomas & Thomas’ complete understanding of our own strategies and aspirations for all of our villages, has helped to transform these areas into exciting leisure destinations in their own right, and in Carnaby and Seven Dials perfectly complementing the eclectic fashion and lifestyle retail mix. Our long term relationship has been both very successful and a pleasure!”

Simon Quayle – Shaftesbury Plc

“Thomas & Thomas have advised Sketch in relation to all licensing matters from the very beginning. Their advice has been invaluable and in my opinion they are the best licensing lawyer in London. Thomas & Thomas always go the extra mile and are a pleasure to work with. They are without doubt head and shoulders above the rest.”

Sinead Mallozzi – Sketch

“Thomas & Thomas manage and give strategic advice in respect of our licensed estate in Soho. They are small enough to care but large enough to cope.”

Paul Whalan – Soho Estates

“Thomas & Thomas have always displayed honesty, integrity and are committed to their clients. As well as being highly professional the team are extremely personable and approachable for advice. We enjoy working with them, long may it continue, and I would have no hesitation in recommending Thomas & Thomas to any company.”

David Evans – Sports Bar & Grill


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