Managing Partner: John Hagan Senior Partner: Julian Harris
Gaming/Betting: Julian Harris, John Hagan
Licensing: Elizabeth Southorn
THE FIRM Harris Hagan is the only specialist law firm in the City of London. The firm has an international reputation as trusted advisors to many of the world’s largest gambling and leisure operators in all areas of landbased and online gambling, liquor and entertainment. The firm’s outstanding reputation has been founded on unparalleled legal experience, knowledge and an in-depth commercial understanding of the industry. In addition, Harris Hagan has advised overseas regulatory authorities and governments on the regulation of gambling and assisted with draft legislation. The firm is noted for its pre-eminence in advising on highly complex regulatory issues and for advising on a wide range of commercial contracts.
CLIENTS Include Aspers Group Limited, Paddy Power Betfair, D&D London Restaurants, Park Plaza, Scientific Games Corporation, Southbank Centre, tombola (International) PLC and Victoria Gate Casino.
INTERNATIONAL Harris Hagan continues to work closely with many international clients and its lawyers speak regularly at international conferences and frequently contribute to specialist publications. Julian Harris is a Past President of the International Association of Gaming Advisors. John Hagan is Deputy Chairman of GamCare, Chairman of the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling and Secretary of the International Association of Gaming Advisors. Bahar Alaeddini is a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors and European Chair of Global Gaming Women.