Vicki Caress joined Poppleston Allen in 2002 as a Licensing Administrator and subsequently became a Paralegal in 2012.

Vicki supports Partner, James Anderson in advising clients under the Licensing Act 2003. Vicki has particular expertise in issuing new licensing applications, full variations, minor variations and pavement licences. Vicki also has experience of dealing with designated premises supervisor (DPS) applications.

The clients Vicki works closely with are:-

  • Young & Co.’s Brewery Plc.
  • Fuller Smith & Turner
  • Gordon Ramsay Group
  • Boparan Restaurant Group
  • Ole & Steen
  • Many independent operators.

Vicki holds BII accredited qualifications including the BIIAB Level 2 Award For Licensing Practitioners (Alcohol), the BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) and the Scottish Certificate for Licensing Board Members.