Lisa holds an LLB (Hons) in law and qualified as a solicitor in October 1994.
Lisa has specialised in alcohol licensing for over 20 years and has been with Poppleston Allen since its inception; becoming Managing Partner in April 2018
She has experience in all sectors of the industry from pubs, bars and restaurants to the more complex matters surrounding late-night licensing, particularly in cumulative impact areas.
There isn’t much in the way of licensing that Lisa hasn’t experienced. This is reflected in Lisa’s Band 1 ranking in Chambers & Partners legal guide and her Leading Individual status in the Legal 500.
Comments from these guides include:
Lisa is former Director of Legal and Ethics for the Security Institute and is now Honary Fellow of the Institute, providing pro-bona legal advice and support.
In addition, Lisa is a tribunal member of the Pubs Independent Conciliation and Arbitration Service (PICA-Service).
Lisa splits her time between our Nottingham and London offices and acts for a large number of independent clients and multiple operators.
Key clients include:
Lisa is a respected advocate and speaks regularly at legal training sessions, client forums and trade conferences.
In conjunction with the BII, we have created an exam compiled from past paper questions.