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Ince Gibraltar
6.20 WORLD TRADE CENTER
6 BAYSIDE ROAD
GIBRALTAR
Gibraltar

Gibraltar > Gambling law Tier 1

Gambling is the key area of practice for Ince Gibraltar, and in recent years the firm has established itself as one of the strongest names in the sector, capable of advising on licence applications, lottery law and regulatory enforcement issues. The department was strengthened by the relocation of Andrew Tait in 2019; one of the premier names on the London gambling market. Tait specialises in regulatory issues, compliance and drafting commercial contracts. Peter Howitt advises on gaming law alongside technology and finance matters.

Practice head(s):

Andrew Tait

Other key lawyers:

Peter Howitt

Key clients

Alot Solutions Limited

International Multi-Media Entertainments Limited

Realistic Games Limited & Blueprint Technologies (Gibraltar) Limited

Revolver Gaming

Corinne Ferrie and Charles Phan

Genesis Global Limited

Gibraltar Betting & Gaming Association

One firm, in any case
With a heritage reaching back 150 years, Ince is a dynamic international legal and professional services firm, with offices in seven countries across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. With over 500 people, including over 100 partners worldwide, Ince provides legal advice and strategic guidance to clients ranging from the world’s oldest and biggest businesses operating across numerous industries to ultra-high net worth individuals.

Ince Gibraltar, formerly known as Ramparts Corporate Advisors*, was established in 2012 by Peter Howitt, current Managing Director/Partner. Gibraltar is a world-leading jurisdiction for the online gambling sector, as well as a growing EU finance and Fintech centre. Ince provides bespoke support for multinational companies in the financial services (e-money and payments, finance and funds), electronic commerce (including e-gambling) and technology sectors, cryptocurrency blockchain and DLT businesses.

Facts
Over 500 lawyers and business services professionals, including over 100 partners.

Ince has 14 offices worldwide:

  • UK: London, Cardiff and Aberdeen
  • Germany: Hamburg
  • Greece: Piraeus
  • Gibraltar
  • United Arab Emirates: Dubai
  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • China: Shanghai and Beijing

Sectors and services
Corporate and commercial: Our lawyers are qualified in all areas of commercial law, including drafting, advising on and negotiation commercial contracts under Gibraltar and UK law, taking into account applicable European law provision; providing specific legal advice on any matter of company law and assisting with all ancillary matters relation to business generally. The corporate team is also versed in corporate taxation and can advise on tax matters affecting companies and corporate structures.

In addition to the above; we have experience in the following: mergers and acquisitions; cross-border mergers; joint ventures; assisting start-ups with establishment and growth; capital restructures and financing transactions; commercial disputes.

FinTech: FinTech is changing the world of international finance and the speed and impact of these changes is only going to increase and is fundamentally altering the banking world, venture capital, private equity and capital markets.

The firm is also seeing attempts to provide widely used distributed digital alternatives to centrally issued flat currencies by new crypto operators and the development, including by existing financial operators, of new products and services that make use of the power of blockchain technologies to enhance the mediation of contracts, currency exchange and other financial flows. We advise on: e-money and payments; cryptocurrency; crowdfunding; initial coin offering (ICOs); smart contracts; blockchain solutions and DLT.

TMT: Our e-commerce and technology team has experience in advising companies on a range of issues from the procurement of cutting-edge technology to cross border regulation in order to help them realise their full commercial potential.

We advise on: e-gaming; advertising and marketing services; data protection; intellectual property; technology.

Banking and finance: We have individuals with many years experience working in multinational law firms advising lenders, corporate and equity providers, as well as in-house at high-street and investment banks both on the legal and front desk structuring and trading side. It also has firsthand experience of working with the regulator and with individuals who have been seconded to the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (FSC).

We advise on: banking; capital markets; financial services and markets regulation; funds, anti-money laundering/FATCA/CRS.

*https://www.incegd.com/en/news-and-events/news/acquisition-of-rampart-corporate-advisors-limited

Department Name Email Telephone
Chief Executive Adrian Biles
Head of EMEA Alexander Janes
Corporate and commercial; Banking, finance and capital markets; FinTech; Tax; Gaming & betting; TMT Peter Howitt peterhowitt@incegd.com
Corporate and commercial; Gaming & betting Andrew Tait andrewtait@incegd.com
Corporate and commercial; FinTech; Gaming & betting Jason Corbett jasoncorbett@incegd.com
Corporate and commercial; FinTech; Tax; Gaming & betting; TMT David Borge davidborge@incegd.com
Corporate and commercial; FinTech Anna Cavilla annacavilla@incegd.com
Banking, finance and capital markets; Tax Peter Young peteryoung@incegd.com
Insurance Jan Heuvels janheuvels@incegd.com
Shipping dispute resolution Anne Rose annerose@incegd.com
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr David Borge  photo Mr David Borge Practice Director
 Kunal Budhrani  photo Kunal Budhrani Associate
 Anna Cavilla  photo Anna Cavilla Company Administrator /  Associate / Commissioner of Oaths
 Jason Corbett  photo Jason Corbett Senior Associate
Mr Peter Howitt photo Mr Peter Howitt Managing Partner
 Andrew Tait  photo Andrew Tait Partner
Mr Peter Young  photo Mr Peter Young Consultant
 Fiona Young  photo Fiona Young Senior Associate
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