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Healys LLP

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Brighton, London

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Gaming and betting
Gaming and betting - ranked: tier 3

Healys LLP

David Schollenberger heads Healys LLP  gaming practice in London. Dual US and UK qualified, Schollenberger is assisting the Cyprus government with respect to the setup, governance, forms, policies, procedures and standards of the Cyprus Gaming Commission as regulator and with respect to the development and regulation of the casino. Its other clients include Quickspin AB, Atrium Court 1, and Amtote International.

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London: Human resources

Immigration: human rights, appeals and overstay - ranked: tier 3

Healys LLP

The ‘professional and knowledgeable’ team at Healys LLP 'stands out for its innovative approach to service delivery'. It is regularly instructed by high-net-worth individuals (including individuals across the sports, music, theatre, films and entertainment sectors) and also advises UK universities on student visas, extensions and reviews. Team head Ivon Sampson is ‘knowledgeable and clear in his advice’. Middle East department head Omar Shams delivers advice with ‘clarity, efficiency and has total focus on the most relevant legal points’. Solicitor Nagesh Jain is also recommended.

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London: Insurance

Professional negligence
Professional negligence - ranked: tier 5

Healys LLP

Healys LLP regularly acts for claimants in cases against solicitors, barristers, architects, surveyors, financial advisers and accountants. Department head Robert Johnson is ‘incisive and attentive, responding instantly to queries with clear answers and explanations’; he is advising two Cayman Islands-based companies in a £25m case against a firm of solicitors and its three individual partners. The ‘brilliant’ Jerome O’Sullivan is leading advice for the claimant in a £1.1m dispute against two firms of solicitors in relation to a fraudulent property transaction. David Bailey is experienced in acting for financial institutions in cases against solicitors and valuers and Adrian Taylor, who recently joined from Rosenblatt, is also noted.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)
Media and entertainment (including media finance) - ranked: tier 5

Healys LLP

Healys LLP’s expertise spans publishing, broadcasting, music, digital media, TV and film and it handles a range of contentious and non-contentious matters. It advised Empress Films on a private investor finance agreement; advised Huda Cotran on an investment proposal for the launch of a daytime television channel; and acted for Hereford Films on a post-production agreement with BCL Finance. Brighton-based department head Nicholas Taylor specialises in media disputes, and is active across defamation, IP and rights protection cases. Commercial lawyer David Schollenberger regularly acts for media, telecoms and entertainment clients. Martin John handles non-contentious matters media law matters and consultant Andrew Sparrow is experienced in commercial digital media instructions.

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