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About Kent LVA

The Kent LVA is a merger between Gravesham LVA, Medway LVA, and The SALTA Organisation. Licensed Victuallers Association that was formed in 1880. With over 135 years of experience, we have been working tirelessly to help, assist, and protect licensees and personal license holders. We provide a wide range of services, including legal advice, training courses, and networking opportunities. Our team is dedicated to supporting the licensed trade industry and ensuring that your business is successful. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.

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Kent LVA chairman

mac cheema  MSc BEng

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vice chairman

mark marriott

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JUNIOR vice chairman


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junior vice chairman

russ hackwood


wendy cherry

Wendy Cherry is a versatile professional with significant roles in both corporate and charitable spheres. She serves as Director and shareholder of Clubface-Book Ltd, overseeing specialized social network platforms like Clubface-Golf and Clubface-Cricket. Additionally, she holds a similar position at Millisford Ltd, a property rental company.


Wendy's commitment to community welfare is evident through her treasurer position at the Licence Trade Charity - Kent Committee. She also held key secretarial and treasurer roles in GLVA and SALTA since 2006, demonstrating her dedication to industry advocacy. Moreover, Wendy serves as Secretary for Kent LVA, further highlighting her role in local business community development.

Tel: 07740 365846



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Robert Sutherland

Robert is a highly experienced solicitor specialising in all forms of licensing and gambling issues for operators and landlords. His clients include one of the most prestigious concert venues in the country, well-known nightclubs in the West End, gentlemen's clubs across the country, music festivals including the Secret Garden Party, and sports venues for cricket and football. He has dealt with all aspects of outdoor music festivals including working with safety advisory groups in the planning and setting up of large events such as Gay Pride. Robert is also a Fellow of the Institute of Licensing.

Tel: 07948 504530

Office: 0203 3193700


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