“Fully accredited, Regulated by the SRA, Authorised Sole Practitioner”

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At James E Baird Solicitor we offer a wide variety of legal services for business clients.


  • The Licensing Act of 2003 changed the Licensing process beyond recognition. The act introduced a single integrated scheme for licensing premises that are used to sell or supply alcohol, provide regulated entertainment or provide late night refreshment.
  • The act also introduced the concept of a Personal License, allowing somebody to sell alcohol, or authorise the sale of alcohol under the authority of a Premises License.
  • James Baird is an experienced Licensing Solicitor. At James E Baird Solicitor we offer the following services:
    • Personal License Applications
    • Premises License Applications
    • Club Registration Certificates
    • Temporary Event Notices
    • Variation Applications
    • Preparation for attendance at contested Licensing Hearings; and attending hearings at both the Magistrates Court and Local Authority.
    • Licensing Reviews.

Partnership Matters 

If you are looking to form a partnership, or are already in a partnership or LLP and feel as though you need legal advice and services, James E Baird Solicitor is fully equipped to assist you.

We offer expert advice relating to the following areas:

  • Setting up a Partnership
  • Leaving a Partnership or LLP
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Duties of Partners

Landlord and Tenant 

We offer legal services and advice relating to all areas of Housing Law. At James E Baird Solicitor we provide the following Landlord and Tenant Services:

  • Leases and tenancy agreements
  • Possession proceedings
  • Houses in Multiple Occupation applications and negotiations
  • Rent reviews
  • Tenancy deposit schemes.

We also provide excellent advice and representation to both Landlord and Tenant in Landlord and Tenant disputes regarding all areas of Law.