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Maeve Fisher - Partner

What People Say

"Maeve Fisher is an excellent litigator with a well-earned reputation in all things licensing"
Legal 500 2022
Maeve Fisher
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Maeve has been named ‘Star Associate’ by Chambers and Partners 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Since joining Mills Selig, Maeve has built an impressive reputation in all aspects of liquor licensing law, including advising on complex applications, high-value transactions and contentious objections. This complements another of Maeve’s specialisms – disputes and litigation, where she advises clients on a wide range of commercial actions.

Maeve’s expertise in licensing is matched by her proactive and practical approach to debt recovery, which is highly regarded and valued by clients across all sectors.


  • advised an objector in successfully preventing the grant of a new supermarket licence in Belfast, making new law in Northern Ireland
  • advises numerous commercial agents on the management and recovery of rental arrears on a volume basis
  • successfully appeared before Belfast City Council’s licensing committee for the grant of an entertainments licence despite objections
  • advised a multinational entertainments company in High Court proceedings in relation to potential fraudulent mis-statements

The Verdict

  • “dedicated” and “extremely diligent”
  • “detailed knowledge of licensing”
  • “good in court and knows all the procedures” 
  • “highly organised and thorough,”  “I certainly value her input and judgement. She’s a problem solver.”
  • “Maeve Fisher is an excellent litigator with a well-earned reputation in all things licensing”
  • “She put things in layman’s terms and was very good at guiding the process”

Chambers & Partners UK and Legal 500

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