Philip Kolvin

Appointed: July, 2010

Philip Kolvin QC, MA (Oxon), FRSA is a barrister specialising in licensing and planning. He acts for public authorities, the private sector and local communities. He is Head of Licensing at Cornerstone Barristers in Grays Inn, London. He is the Patron and former Chairman of the Institute of Licensing. He is the Chairman of the Purple Flag Awards Scheme, which recognises safe, welcoming, diverse and accessible night time leisure environments. Philip is also the Chairman of Best Bar None, a national scheme which promotes responsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises. He is the editor of Licensed Premises: Law, Practice and Policy; Sex Licensing; and Gambling for Local Authorities: Licensing, Planning and Regeneration. He is also a former trustee of the Campaign to Protect Rural England and a former Chairman of the Civic Trust.

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