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Provided by Julian Harris

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Julian co-founded Harris Hagan with John Hagan in May 2004. He is recognised globally as a leading gambling lawyer, advising many of the world’s largest land-based and online gambling businesses as well as start-ups, investors and leading international law firms. Julian has extensive experience advising on legal classification, operating licence applications, casino competitions and premises licensing, change of corporate control and specialist regulatory matters relating to mergers and acquisitions. He also advises on regulatory compliance assessments and investigations, and licence reviews.

Julian is recognised by Chambers UK as “extremely good at dealing with regulators” and in Chambers Global “draws wide-ranging praise as “amazing,” “phenomenal” and “a legend” in the field.”

Career

Qualified Beachcrofts 1980; Partner Gregory, Rowcliffe & Co 1983-86; Nicholson Graham Jones 1986-88; Shoosmiths 1988-1993. Pinsents (then Biddle), 1993-2004. Founding partner of Harris Hagan in May 2004.

Professional Memberships

Counselor and past President of International Association of Gaming Advisors; International Masters of Gaming Law; European Forum for the Study of Gambling; Advisory Board of Global Gaming Expo, Las Vegas.

Publications

Joint editor, and co-author of the UK chapters, of Chambers Global Practice Guide to Gambling and Thomson Reuters Practical Law Global Guide to Gaming Law.

Personal

Magdalene College, Cambridge (1974-77).

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Gaming - UK-wide
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Julian Harris has enviable expertise handling matters for gambling companies and casinos both domestically and abroad. His practice includes advising on change of corporate control, premises and remote operating licence applications, among other matters.

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