Betting and Gaming (Corporate)

Betting and Gaming

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. A transition period, during which EU laws continue to apply in the UK, is due to end on 31 December 2020. The UK/EU Withdrawal Agreement sets out transitional arrangements and negotiations for the future UK/EU relationship are ongoing.

Our Betting & Gaming lawyers are recognised experts within the gambling sector. We combine a full-service offering with deep sector knowledge that has been built over many years.

We provide market-leading advice on the full range of regulatory, corporate and commercial issues that affect the gambling sector. Clients include many of the industry's leading names, who value our regulatory expertise and strategic judgement. We act for operators, marketing affiliates, governments, regulators, technology start-ups, games and software developers, B2B businesses, investors and financial institutions.

Regulatory expertise sits at the core of our offering. We advise clients on all their regulatory needs, from everyday licensing and compliance queries through to complex licence reviews and regulatory enforcement proceedings.

The successful execution of corporate and commercial transactions in the betting and gaming space requires a detailed knowledge of the regulatory and tax issues which affect the businesses concerned. Our team is known for navigating the most complex of deals.

We have a particular reputation for corporate deals within the gambling sector, not just in the UK but globally. We have advised clients since 1999 on many ground-breaking M&A transactions and flotations in the sports betting, bingo, poker and casino sectors.

Our Betting & Gaming group includes experts in commercial agreements, tax and structuring, IP, litigation, competition, insurance, technology and cyber security, allowing us to provide an integrated service to our gambling clients.

Examples of the wider services we provide to the sector include commercial advice (such as platform agreements, games supply contracts); data protection (including data breaches and cyber security incidents); sponsorship, advertising and affiliate marketing; and litigation (including disputes regarding copycat games and data rights).

We cover new developments in eSports, crypto-currencies and social gaming, alongside gaming, sportsbook, bingo, poker, casino, slots, lotteries and prize draws.

Keep up to date with all the latest Brexit information for this sector.

Mishcon Accumulator

Read the latest gambling updates on our betting & gaming blog.

Work highlights

Latest

How can we help you?

How can we help you?

Subscribe: I'd like to keep in touch

If your enquiry is urgent please call +44 20 3321 7000

COVID-19 Enquiry

Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter your enquiry
Please select a contact method

I'm a client

Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter your enquiry
Please enter a value

I'm looking for advice

Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter your enquiry
Please select a department
Please select a contact method

Something else

Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter your enquiry
Please select your contact method of choice