NTIA Experts

Sunny Glasson

Commercial Director - 001

001 are a consultancy specialising in the identification and recovery of historical utility overcharging via their bespoke audit service. They also use their aggregate purchasing power to lower costs across:

- Electricity
- Gas
- Water
- Landlines
- Mobiles.

001 provide a bill validation and consumption reporting service to assist with change of tenancies, smart metering and the monitoring and management of utility efficiency.

Victoria Romero

Insurance - NDML

Established in 1998, NDML continues to provide award-winning, specialist insurance services to the late-night leisure industry, including Night Clubs, Late Bars, Hotels, Restaurants and Gaming/Amusement Venues (this list is not exhaustive). As the premier broker in this sector, we understand the diverse trading styles and associated risks that establishments face on a daily basis, thus provide comprehensive cover at a competitive price to suit all individual requirements.

Daniel Rivers

Legal Litigation - Bowers Cotton

Daniel’s practice spans several practice areas, focussing on multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution and commercial transactions. He has acted for a wide range of corporate, family office and private clients from a wide variety of jurisdictions.

Some of Daniel’s matters include acting alongside leading counsel in successfully defending a high value fraud action in the High Court, acting for a software company with a turnover of $50m who restructured their operations from Cyprus to the UK, and leading a successful action against an international energy company commencing actions in several jurisdictions, together with assisting numerous Russian and CIS companies with domestic and international commercial transactions.

Matthew Phipps

Licensing Legal - TLT Solicitors

Our clients hold premises licences in every local authority area in England, Wales and Scotland. This genuine UK-wide presence gives us a breadth of expertise combined with the local knowledge and relationships that allow us to best advise clients on their licensing issues, no matter where they are based or the size of their estate.

Jon Fox

Planning & Acoustics Specialist - Wardell Armstrong

Jon Fox is a Chartered Town Planner with a wide spectrum of experience in mainstream planning, transport planning, and environmental planning, together with a strong track record in successful management and delivery of complex property, regeneration and large scale infrastructure projects.

Wardell Armstrong helps their clients to get the best possible financial returns – while doing things in a sustainable, responsible way.

Their roots are in mining and minerals. Today, though, They're just as strong in ground engineering, waste resource management, environment and planning to name a few of their key service areas.


Planning & Regulatory Lawyer

Leenamari is one of the UK’s leading Planning & Regulatory lawyers and has extensive experience of working with clients operating within the Night-Time Economy.

Her expertise also spans to energy subsidy issues and advising the select committee in the House of Lords on the conflict between planning and licensing regimes.

Leenamari heads up a specialist team of lawyers that are sector specialists in dealing with the full spectrum of legal challenges facing night-time industries.

Nick Morgan

Festival Infrastructure & Facilitation Specialists - We Are The Fair

We are an award-winning festival and event production agency, striving for events with the best possible experience.

We deliver festivals and events to over 1 million people per year. From site management at Eastern Electrics to security and operations management at Lambeth Fireworks and health and safety consulting for Southampton’s Light Festival.

We are proud to be able to offer all of the requirements of large-scale events and festivals, through our specially trained and very experienced teams who sit across four departments, venue finding, event and festival production, licensing and event health and safety.

David Newham

Intellectual Property Rights Consultants - David Newham Associates

DNA specialise in providing copyright advice and services for all of your music licensing requirements with PRS for Music (PRS), Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL). DNA provides support to music users including some of the major leisure, hotel and nightclub chains throughout the UK., trade associations, local authorities, schools and other organisations involved in the leisure, education and licensed retail sectors. With 40 years’ experience of music copyright licensing, DNA has a wide-ranging knowledge of copyright legislation and the complex issues involved in PRS and PPL licensing.

DNA’s services include:

- General advice on your legal obligations – What licences do you require?
- Collating information for PPLPRS Ltd
- Assistance with the completion of all forms and documentation.
- Checking PPLPRS Ltd invoices to ensure clients are not overpaying and establishing that licence fees are being assessed under the correct tariffs.

Ryan Pulford

Business Development Manager - CPL Online

At CPL Online we provide digital learning and team engagement tools for food and drink focused businesses across retail, manufacturing and hospitality. Serving over a million users across our innovative e-learning and integrated business systems, we support the development, engagement and retention of talented, valued employees for our clients and are committed to using our knowledge and expertise to ensure the long-term success of the companies we work with.

We deliver e-learning courses and create complete learning management systems, such as our Console LMS which is designed to be easily configurable and intuitive.

Andy Grimsey

Licensing Legal - Popleston Allen

Poppleston Allen is a 'recognised body' as defined in the Law Society's Solicitors Handbook 2015, authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the UK. The Partners of Poppleston Allen are solicitors authorised to practise in England & Wales, and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The company's SRA number is 78244.

Andy has practised both as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Midlands and was a recognised specialist in Personal Injury claims. Since developing a “taste” for liquor licensing, Andy has gained a wide experience of the legal issues that face the licensed trade. He has represented clients at contested hearings, including many Reviews and Summary Reviews at over 80 different licensing authorities.

John Adams

Chartered Surveyor - Jones Norris Adams

John is known for his technical proficiency, in particular dealing with Landlord & Tenant matters for a wide variety of clients.

His charm and practical manner is noted by clients who appreciate his focus on achieving successful outcomes for the problems thrown at him.

His negotiating skills mean he infrequently sees disputes proceed to Court, or Arbitration, but when they do, he has a strong track record of success.

Sarah Clover

Public Access Barrister - King Chambers

Sarah is one of the leading barristers in the country in Licensing, acting for a wide range of clients. She has been involved in some of the most important cases in the last decade, and is a pioneer in this modern licensing regime. Sarah has been successfully involved in challenging the Home Office and Police forces to settle statutory interpretation of the Licensing Act 2003. She is nationally recognised as an expert in this field. Sarah is Chair of the West Midlands Region of the Institute of Licensing, and sits on the Board of Directors. Sarah Clover was the Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 from June 2016 to March 2017.