Jörg Hofmann

Heidelberg, Germany Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Gaming & Gambling
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Gaming & Gambling - Global Market Leaders

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The "very well-regarded" Jörg Hofmann is based in Heidelberg and leads the firm's gaming and betting law group. He continues to enjoy a strong international reputation for his significant expertise in advising clients on complex gaming regulation and licensing issues.
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Practice Areas

Gaming law

Betting law


1983 - 1989 Study of law at the University of Heidelberg

1986 - 1992 Assistant lecturer with Prof. Dr. Paul Kirchhof at the Chair of Constitutional Law/Department of Financial and Tax Law at the University of Heidelberg

1993 Doctorate with Prof Dr. Paul Kirchhof at the University of Heidelberg

1992 Cooperation in the legal department of the German Chamber of Foreign Trade, Sydney

1993 Admission to the bar

1993 Associate at MELCHERS

1999 Partner at MELCHERS

Professional Memberships

2006 General Member of IMGL

2009 Head of the Alliance Gaming Group

2010 Mitglied des redaktionellen Beirats der Zeitschrift "Gaming Law Review and Economics", Mary Ann Liebert. Inc. Publishers

2008 - 2011 Secretary of IMGL

2012 - 2013 Vice-Präsident of IMGL

2014 and 2015 Presidentof IMGL "International Masters of Gaming Law"


A small selection:

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Gambling 2019, 5th Edition, Global Legal Group, "Germany" by Dr. Joerg Hofmann and Matthias Spitz

"Gazing into the crystal ball: 2018 regulatory outlook for Germany", European Gaming Lawyer, Autumn Edition 2017, by Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Jessica Maier and Matthias Spitz

Gambling Law Review, 2nd Edition 2017, Law Business Research, "Germany" by Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Jessica Maier and Matthias Spitz

Jörg Hofmann


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Gaming Law 2020 in Germany

Authors: Dr Joerg Hofmann, Dr Matthias Spitz, Nikolai Straimer

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