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Gordon Dadds LLP

6 AGAR STREET, LONDON, WC2N 4HN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7493 6151
Fax:
Fax 020 7437 8216
DX:
40003 COVENT GARDEN
Email:
Web:
www.gordondadds.com

Andrew Cotton

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 20 7493 6151
Email:
Gordon Dadds LLP

Work Department

Betting & Gaming

Position

Solicitor and Director of Betting & Gaming

Career

Andrew's key specialisms are in betting & gaming, liquor licensing and regulatory law. In addition to the licensing of premises he advises clients on the UK’s remote gaming licensing regime and assist them with their applications to the UK Gambling Commission. Andrew assists clients with a variety of regulatory compliance issues and applies his operational experience, gained in-house at the Rank Group, advising on all aspects of gambling regulation, including anti money laundering and social responsibility policies.

Member

Member of International Masters of Gaming Law

Gambling Industry Lawyer’s Group

Institute of Licensing

Gambling Business Group


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Gaming and betting

Within: Gaming and betting

Gordon Dadds LLP  has a substantial international client base, and is well-established in the gaming operator and start-up spaces where the team advises on corporate and M&A matters, tax issues and the establishment of new operations. Recent highlights include advising a new US-based entrant to the UK land-based casino market on successfully securing their casino operating licence, and advising on two-high profile enforcement cases following the initiation of reviews of operating licences by the Gambling Commission. In March 2017 the team was bolstered by the addition of Andrew Tait, who had previously worked in-house for a Gibraltar-based remote operator. Partner Andrew Cotton heads the gaming and betting team, and Alex Ktorides advises clients on anti-money laundering, bribery and corruption.

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Licensing

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Cotton - Gordon Dadds LLP

Within: Licensing

Gordon Dadds LLP's licensing practice is noted for handling a variety of work on breach of license cases, licence reviews and criminal proceedings on behalf of landlords and licensees. The group recently acted for The Oxford Union Debating Society in a successful application for a variation of premises certificate within Oxford City Council’s Cumulative Impact Zone, and acted for The Camden Town Brewery to obtain a new premises licence for its new site in Enfield. Lead licensing practitioners include Philip Somarakis and Andrew Cotton.

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