Areas of Expertise

Gaming & Leisure; Property, Corporate & Advisory, Competition & Regulation

Brett has more than 30 years' experience in gaming, liquor and registered clubs law. He leads the firms Gaming & Leisure Group which consists of a number of specialist practitioners.

Brett has acted on a diverse range of regulatory, commercial and property matters for registered clubs and industry associations in New South Wales (NSW). His clients include a large range of registered clubs and peak industry bodies such as the RSL and Services Clubs Association, Leagues Clubs Australia, ClubsNSW and GolfNSW.

Brett advises on a broad range of matters including gaming, liquor and registered club regulation, amalgamations and de-amalgamations, commercial arrangements and major property development projects.

Brett regularly speaks at club industry conferences on the important issues concerning the industry. Brett was appointed by ClubsNSW to the industry's peak governance body, the Code Authority. The Authority administers the Code of Conduct for registered clubs in NSW and hears and determines complaints made under the Code. Brett continues to be a sitting member of the Authority.

What others say

"Leading Lawyer, Gaming Law"
Best Lawyers Peer Review 2019 – 2022
"Leading Lawyer – Asia Pacific, Gaming and Gambling"
Chambers Asia Pacific (2016 – 2024)
"Brett Boon is Australia’s leading lawyer in the Gaming and Leisure industries. His extensive legal expertise and industry knowledge were instrumental in the ground breaking success of Revesby Worker’s Club $150 million business diversification. Brett’s specialized skills are now assisting in shaping the Central Coast Leagues Club as it moves into the future."
- Ed Camilleri, Chief Executive Officer | Central Coast Leagues Club.


Sydney Roosters

Advising Sydney Roosters on the partnership deal that will see the reigning NRL premiers play home games and finals at the Allianz Sydney Football Stadium for at least the next 25 years when it opens in 2022.

Easts Group

Advising Easts Group on all legal aspects of its successful $80 million project to deliver a new clubhouse and senior living development at Waverley Bowling Club culminating in a Joint Venture Project with Mirvac signed at the end of 2020.

Dee Why RSL Club

Successfully defending Dee Why RSL Club which was the subject of a major disciplinary investigation into the conduct of gambling activities.

Major Development Projects

Brett is consistently involved in major development projects for a number of clubs involving commercial, retail uses, aged care, child care, accommodation, hotel developments, residential developments and franchises. Some of Brett’s premier projects include: · Revesby Workers Club – Acted on $150 million mixed-use development. · Rooty Hill RSL Club – Acted on various diversification projects. · New Brighton Golf Club – Acted on a joint venture with Mirvac for more than 400 homes. · Mount Pritchard & District Community Club Ltd – Acted on first Club De-amalgamation in NSW from Panthers of 2 Clubs.

Amalgamations between registered clubs

Successfully concluding a large number of amalgamations between various registered clubs. Such amalgamations have included major New South Wales Rugby League (NRL) clubs and other major clubs such as Castle Hill RSL Club, Western Suburbs Leagues Club and most recently City Tatts amalgamation with the Catholic Club.

Drafting Constitutions for peak industry associations

Drafting the constitutions for a number of peak industry associations including Golf NSW, Leagues Clubs Australia and the RSL and Services Clubs Association.