Top specialist gambling law firm in London

Top specialist gambling law firm in London

We are delighted to announce that Harris Hagan has retained its ranking as a top gaming law firm in London in the 2019 edition of the prestigious Chambers UK legal directory.  We are recognised as “a fantastic firm to deal with from both a knowledge and responsiveness perspective” and “very focused on the sector in a period of great change.”

The firm has been ranked in Band 1 since it was founded in 2004 and we are the only firm to have four individually ranked lawyers in both Chambers UK and Chambers Global.

Julian Harris is ranked in Band 1 in Chambers UK and praised for being “extremely good dealing with regulators”.  Julian is also ranked as the only Star Individual in the UK in Chambers Global and recognised as one of the pre-eminent UK-based gambling lawyers and draws wide-ranging praise as “amazing,” “phenomenal” and “a legend” in the field.

John Hagan is ranked in Band 1 in Chambers UK and noted for “his expertise in gambling regulations and his advocacy skills, as well as his immersion in the industry”.  John is also ranked in Band 1 in Chambers Global and commended for his “modern mind and ability to understand what the operators want”.

Bahar Alaeddini is ranked in Band 2 in Chambers UK and recognised for her “uncanny intuition for all things related to the Gambling Commission”.  Bahar is also ranked as Up and Coming in Chambers Global and recognised for being “an excellent gaming lawyer” that is “very commercial [and] very straightforward – she makes things understandable.”

Hilary Stewart-Jones, who joined the firm in March 2018, is ranked in Band 1 in Chambers UK and praised for “fight[ing] hard for her clients.” Hilary is also ranked in Chambers Global as the only Eminent Practitioner and recognised as “great, she deserves every bit of the reputation she has.”

 We wish to thank our entire team for their exceptional performance.

 We look forward to striving for the same high standards in another exciting and challenging year of legal specialisation in the never dull gambling industry.