Gaming & Leisure

Our specialised team is a market leading, full service, group dedicated to the Gaming and Leisure industry and servicing blue chip clients across Australia and the broader Asia-Pacific region.

Lead by highly regarded experts, we act in many of the region’s largest and most notable transactions and projects, spaning all sectors of the industry

Our clients include clubs and other venue operators (e.g, hotels and casinos), wagering and lotteries operators, online/mobile gaming operators, sporting and racing bodies, industry associations and government, both domestic and foreign.

As an industry based group, we have a full spectrum approach to our clients, reflected by the breadth of services we offer which include:

  • Strategic and regulatory advice
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Amalgamations and de-amalgamations
  • Corporate and governance advice
  • Government privatisations
  • Start ups and floats
  • Joint ventures and alliances
  • Licence awards
  • Commercial transactions
  • Financing arrangements
  • Restructuring transactions
  • Property development projects
  • General property transactions
  • Town planning and environmental advice
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Prosecutions and complaints

Being part of a large national law firm, our team is seamlessly supported, as needed, by leading specialists throughout Thomson Geer.

Our Gaming & Leisure team has been recognised with the following awards:

  • Corporate INTL Global Awards: Client Choice winner: Gaming Law – Law Firm of the Year in Australia 2014
  • Global Law Experts: Gaming Law – Law Firm of the Year in Australia 2014

Key Contacts

Craig Tidemann, Partner, Thomson Geer
Hannah Sowdon, Special Counsel, Thomson Geer
Special Counsel
Sherif Mouakkassa, Special Counsel, Thomson Geer
Special Counsel