Before joining Harris Hagan in August 2022, Gemma worked in the gambling team of a large London law firm, where she specialised in advising on corporate, commercial, and regulatory matters as they impact the gambling sector. She has almost a decade of experience and was recognised as an Associate to watch in Chambers UK 2022.
Specialising in all aspects of online and land-based gambling law, Gemma advises land-based and online gambling businesses (B2C and B2B), as well as many start-ups and affiliates. She advises on legal classification, non-remote and remote licence applications, personal applications, transactional due diligence, general compliance and reporting requirements, compliance assessments, regulatory investigations, corporate evaluations, operating and personal licence reviews, and developing associated remedial compliance programmes and action plans. Gemma is also a commercial advisor to the sector, drafting and negotiating key commercial agreements including B2C terms and conditions and rules of play, B2B game, software and brand licensing arrangements, affiliate agreements and data protection policies and procedures.
In her spare time, Gemma enjoys cycling, live gigs and days out with friends and family.
University of Exeter, 2005
Law Society of England & Wales, 2013
Associate to watch, Chambers UK 2023
Associate to watch, Chambers UK 2022
Rising Star, London Super Lawyers 2015
International Association of Gaming Advisors