Joelson makes shortlist for international GamblingCompliance award

February 21st, 2018

The Licensing, Gaming and Regulatory team at one of London’s leading law firms, Joelson, has been shortlisted at this year’s Global Regulatory Awards. Run by GamblingCompliance – a leading provider of independent legal, regulatory and business intelligence to the international gambling industry – the awards are a highlight of the gambling sector’s calendar. Created to … Continue reading “Joelson makes shortlist for international GamblingCompliance award”

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Reduction in fixed odds betting terminal stakes is likely to lead closure of a significant number of betting shops, says specialist gambling solicitor

January 26th, 2018

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has confirmed that the Government is intending to reduce maximum stakes on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT), a move which Richard Williams –  Joint-Head of the Licensing, Gaming and Regulatory team at London law firm Joelson –  believes will seriously affect land-based betting operators’ profits. Addressing the Commons, Theresa May … Continue reading “Reduction in fixed odds betting terminal stakes is likely to lead closure of a significant number of betting shops, says specialist gambling solicitor”

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Eton College Law Society learns more about licensing, gambling and regulatory law from top solicitor

January 16th, 2018

Students at one of the UK’s most prestigious schools, Eton College, have gained a deeper insight into the world of licensing, gambling and regulatory law from Niall McCann, a highly regarded solicitor from one of London’s leading firms. Niall, Joint-Head of Joelson’s Licensing, Gambling and Regulatory team, addressed members of Eton College’s Law Society as … Continue reading “Eton College Law Society learns more about licensing, gambling and regulatory law from top solicitor”

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Leading remote gambling solicitor calls on operators to urgently review their anti-money laundering and social responsibility procedures

January 9th, 2018

The Gambling Commission has called on operators in the remote casino sector to urgently review their anti-money laundering and customer interaction procedures with immediate effect following its recent compliance assessment activity. It has been reported that 17 online gambling operators have been asked to improve measures to protect customers and prevent money laundering in a … Continue reading “Leading remote gambling solicitor calls on operators to urgently review their anti-money laundering and social responsibility procedures”

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Joelson assist Apex Hotels with licence for its first site outside of London

December 20th, 2017

One of London’s leading law firms, Joelson, has assisted Apex Hotels with the grant of its licence for its new hotel in Bath.

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Joelson celebrate second prestigious legal directory entry for its licensing expertise

November 7th, 2017

One of the UK’s most influential law firms in the field of licensing have been ranked highly by the 2018 Chambers and Partners Guide. Led by Richard Williams and Niall McCann, Joelson’s solicitors regularly assist with complex matters across the UK (including Scotland) and have worked with some of country’s most high profile licensed venues. … Continue reading “Joelson celebrate second prestigious legal directory entry for its licensing expertise”

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Joelson shares its expertise on licensing with property professionals

October 9th, 2017

Niall McCann, Joint-Head of Joelson’s highly ranked Licensing, Gaming and Regulatory department, has shared his knowledge on Licensing Law with members of The Property Professionals Breakfast Club. Founded in 1987, the club hosts 11 meetings a year for property professionals, developers, investors, dealers, agents, solicitors, surveyors, accountants and bankers, allowing them to discuss the latest … Continue reading “Joelson shares its expertise on licensing with property professionals”

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Plans to grow London’s Hard Rock Café helped by Joelson’s licensing team

September 29th, 2017

Piccadilly’s famous Hard Rock Café has taken one step nearer to opening a larger site thanks to a successful licence application conducted by the experienced team at Joelson – one of the country’s leading law firms. Highly ranked licensing solicitor, Niall McCann, has worked closely with the Hard Rock Café on its new premises licence … Continue reading “Plans to grow London’s Hard Rock Café helped by Joelson’s licensing team”

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Joelson’s Head of Licensing and Gaming shares his thoughts on the effects of noise disturbance with leading hospitality publication

September 7th, 2017

Niall McCann, Joint-Head of Joelson’s highly ranked Licensing, Gaming and Regulatory department, has shared his knowledge of disputes between hospitality establishments and their neighbours in the August edition of EP Insights & Action Magazine. Speaking to the publication, Niall discusses how a warm autumn could lead to the extended use of outside areas, which can … Continue reading “Joelson’s Head of Licensing and Gaming shares his thoughts on the effects of noise disturbance with leading hospitality publication”

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Joelson says 888 £7.8m financial penalty package should act as a ‘wake-up call’ to the gambling industry

September 1st, 2017

A partner within Joelson’s highly-ranked Licensing, Gaming and Regulatory team is calling on gambling businesses to update their approach following 888’s social responsibility failings. It has been revealed that online gambling operator, 888 UK Limited, has agreed a financial penalty package of almost £8 million with the Gambling Commission, after the regulator found that it … Continue reading “Joelson says 888 £7.8m financial penalty package should act as a ‘wake-up call’ to the gambling industry”

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