Matthias Spitz

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Practice Areas

Gaming law

Betting law

European law

Administrative law


2001-2006 Study of law at the University of Mannheim

2007 Study of administrative sciences at the German College for Administrative Science in Speyer

2006-2008 Internships in Rhineland-Palatinate and with the law firm DLA Piper Cliffe Dekker in Cape Town, South Africa

2009 Admission to bar

Since 2009 Attorney (Rechtsanwalt) at MELCHERS

Since 2015 Partner at MELCHERS

2016 Doctorate on “The Planning of Sites for Wind Power Plants” at the University of Administrative Science Speyer

Professional Memberships

Anwaltverein Heidelberg e.V.

International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL)


A small selection:

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

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

Hesse ruling quashes licensing process of Interstate Treaty, World Online Gambling Law Report, Oktober 2015, by Matthias Spitz and Jessica Maier


Total 1 contributions

Gaming Law 2020 Law and Practice in Germany

Dr Joerg Hofmann, Dr Matthias Spitz, Nikolai Straimer

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