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6 SNOW HILL, LONDON, EC1A 2AY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7002 7636
Fax:
Fax 020 7002 7788
Email:
Web:
www.harrishagan.com

John Hagan

Tel:
Work 020 7002 7636
Email:
Harris Hagan

Work Department

Gambling and leisure.

Position

Managing partner; represents many of the world’s largest gambling and leisure operators as well as UK operators in all areas of land based and remote gambling. He also provides specialist gambling and leisure expertise to leading City and overseas law firms and private equity firms in relation to corporate transactions.

Career

Trained Wedlake Bell; qualified 1993; Biddle/Pinsents 1998-2004; founding partner Harris Hagan 2004; frequent contributor of articles to leading specialist publications aimed at the gambling leisure industry; regular chairman/speaker at conferences and seminars on gambling law.

Member

Deputy Chairman of Gamcare;  Chairman of the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling; Secretary of the International Association of Gaming Advisors; International Masters of Gaming Law.

Education

Royal Belfast Academical Institution; University College, Dublin (1989 BCL).

Leisure

Rugby; football; golf; chess.


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Gaming and betting

Within: Leading individuals

John Hagan - Harris Hagan

Within: Gaming and betting

Harris Hagan  is praised as ‘an excellent firm with a personal touch’. The firm's specialist gaming and betting service covers corporate, commercial and regulatory advice to a client base within the betting, gaming, licensing and entertainment sectors. Its expertise extends to both land-based and online gaming, and the group frequently advises on applications for licence renewal and licence variations. Recommended by some who say ‘no one knows the regulatory aspects of the gaming industry as well as they do,’ Julian Harris  and John Hagan  are the key names to note. In addition, partner Bahar Alaeddini, is praised as having ‘sharp intellect and a practical approach to advice,’ and comes recommended for establishing operations in the UK and in offshore jurisdictions.

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