Jamie Nettleton gains recognition for his diverse sports and entertainment practice, which often sees him advising gambling service providers on a range of licensing, and regulatory and compliance issues.
Both Australian and international gambling operators rely on Jamie’s advice on all aspects of gambling operations, and their investments in gambling businesses, inbound to, and outbound from, Australia.
It is Jamie’s global reputation in this field that sees him strongly sought after to advise gaming machine manufacturers, wagering operators, casinos, social media platforms, online gambling and other gambling service providers as well as parties investing in or otherwise dealing with the gambling sector. His advice to these clients relates to various licensing and regulatory and compliance issues and includes sports and racing integrity, consumer, advertising and privacy law issues.
Jamie’s advice to international gambling operators setting up business in Australia extends to assistance in the preparation of prospectuses and addressing the requirements of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. He works closely with clients in developing their Australian business strategies, particularly in connection with the use of new technologies.
Jamie’s clients include numerous leading Australian bookmakers and major international gambling operators.
He advises a number of the leading innovators and market disrupters who have introduced new products and services into the Australian wagering, gambling and gaming markets, including secondary lottery services, e-sports services, and social games and fantasy sports products and services. He has advised over 50 companies in these areas.
Jamie has been recognised as a leading gambling and gaming lawyer by several key ranking bodies including Chambers and Partners and Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession. In 2020 he was recognised as a WWL Global Elite Thought Leader for entertainment law. He is the immediate past president of International Masters of Gaming Law.