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London Council’s Levy pulled after successful Judicial Review challenge

A London Council has pulled the proposed implementation of its Late Night Levy next week following a successful Judicial Review Challenge

Following a Judicial Review challenge by the ALMR (Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers) and Poppleston Allen’s Legal Team, who instructed Sarah Clover of Kings Chambers and Charles Streeten of Francis Taylor Buildings, The London Borough of Tower Hamlets have pulled the proposed implementation of the Late Night Levy which was due to come into effect next week on 1 June 2017.

The case was conceded by The London Borough of Tower Hamlets which accepted that the consultation on the Late Night Levy was flawed.

We will update with any further details as to this matter in due course, including any reconsultation in Tower Hamlets, and as always, will keep a keen eye on any future Levy proposals.

For further information on this issue or any other legal licensing problems contact managing partner Jonathan Smith on 0115 953 8500.

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