Specialising in all aspects of online and land-based gambling law, Bahar is recognised as a rising star. She advises many of the world’s largest land-based and online gambling businesses (B2C and B2B), as well as many start-ups, investors and leading law firms. Bahar has extensive gambling legal, regulatory and licensing experience advising on legal classification, non-remote and remote operating licence applications, premises licensing, personal applications, change of corporate control applications, transaction due diligence, corporate investments and transactions, complex group restructuring and the rationalisation of group licences. She also has extensive compliance and enforcement experience advising on general compliance and reporting requirements, compliance assessments, regulatory investigations, corporate evaluations, operating and personal licence reviews, and developing associated remedial compliance programmes and action plans.
Bahar is recognised by Chambers UK as “very pragmatic and straightforward. She is very knowledgeable, provides advice, which is clear and helpful, and is very approachable.”
Call to the Bar 2008. Admitted to the Roll 2012. Joined Harris Hagan 2012. Partner 2016.
International Association of Gaming Advisors; Global Gaming Women; The City of London Solicitors’ Company.
Joint editor, and co-author of UK chapter, of Chambers Global Practice Guide to Gambling and Thomson Reuters Practical Law Global Guide to Gaming Law. Author of the Alderney chapter of the same publications. Regular contributor to industry and specialist legal publications.
Leisure interests include intrepid travelling, walking her dog, scuba-diving, gardening and anything to do with Sicily.