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Gaming - UK-wide
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Band 3
What the team is known for

CMS offers a full range of assistance to leading names in the gambling industry. The firm regularly counsels on high-value transactions, regulatory investigations and commercial agreements. CMS is also well placed to advise on contentious matters as well as data protection and IP issues. The firm is additionally active on cross-border work.

Strengths

One source highlights: "CMS is particularly responsive when working together on matters. CMS provides commercial advice and is good at adapting to evolving projects and instructions."

Another client adds: "The team is very pragmatic, with an incredibly unflustered approach to everything."

Work highlights

Acted for the Hong Kong Jockey Club on agreements with UK-based counterparties, including advice on compliance with UK gambling legislation, competition law and contractual advice.

Notable practitioners

Head of the gambling and sport team at the firm David Zeffman provides expert regulatory advice and corporate transactional support. He acts for both online and land-based operators in addition to financial institutions, and is particularly noted for his horse racing industry expertise.
"He is a pleasure to work with. He understands the racing and gambling industry inside out and also understands the commercial requirements, so is able to advise accordingly." "David Zeffman is one of the most impressive senior lawyers I have worked with. He is clear, logical, decisive and quick."

Anna Soilleux-Mills is noted for her expertise advising major clients in the gaming sector. She advises on commercial, compliance and regulatory matters.

Tamsin Blow is particularly active for online gambling operators, advising on investigations and enforcement actions. She is also noted for her assistance with anti-money laundering and licensing matters.
"Her advice is comprehensive, knowledgeable and to the point - exactly what we need."

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David Zeffman
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Anna Soilleux-Mills
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Up and Coming
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Tamsin Blow
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Up and Coming