Stephanie Perraton




Stephanie Perraton is a partner and heads the Squire Patton Boggs licensing practice in the UK. Her particular expertise covers all aspects of licensing including alcohol, entertainment and late night food sales.

Stephanie has specialised in licensing since 1992. Her clients include a wide range of operators from listed companies to entrepreneurs. The applications she has dealt with range from stadiums and full service hotels to small bespoke catering outlets and off-licences. Stephanie prides herself on providing a one-stop shop for clients and takes on the management of all their licensing requirements. As part of this

Stephanie has experience in reviewing and advising upon due diligence systems and has drafted operations manuals and compliance documents for numerous clients as part of their overall compliance. She has also provided training at both a legal and operational level including general updates and training on specific changes in law.

Stephanie has experience in all aspects of regulatory law, including the Security Industry Act dealing with the licensing of door supervisors. In addition she can advise on the licences required for playing copyright music by PRS, PPL or VPL, Civil Ceremonies and Special Treatments. Stephanie also provides support on corporate, property and insolvency transactions involving licensed premises.

Stephanie and her team write client updates on topical legal issues for the licensed trade in England and Wales and Stephanie is a member of the Institute of Licensing.

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University of Central England, LL.B (Hons) 1987
College of Law, Chester, Law Society Finals, 1988