Addisons appoints prominent sports and gambling law expert Lachlan Gepp to Special Counsel

Australian law firm Addisons has welcomed sports, gambling and media rights lawyer Lachlan Gepp as a Special Counsel.

Lachlan has an impressive background in the sports and gambling sectors in Australia. He is returning to private practice at Addisons after most recently being in-house counsel and Head of Legal at Sportsbet.

Previously, Lachlan held senior legal positions at the NRL and CBA after starting his law career in private practice.

Lachlan’s expertise spans intellectual property, major broadcasting and technology arrangements, regulatory compliance and enforcement, across the sporting, gambling and online wagering sectors.

Jamie Nettleton, Addisons Partner said, “We are very pleased that Lachlan has joined our team at Addisons. Lachlan has significant legal and industry expertise in the sports and gambling sectors in Australia, with extensive experience in IP, technology, enforcement and broadcasting. Lachlan joins us from Sportsbet, where he was Head of Legal.”

Lachlan joins Addisons on Monday 4 December.

About Addisons’ Gaming & Gambling Law Practice

The Addisons gambling team advises businesses on all aspects of gambling and gaming law and regulation. This includes advice on business strategies for international gambling and gaming projects, both in-bound into Australia as well as out-bound to international markets.

Our industry clients in this area include gaming machine manufacturers, wagering operators, casino operators and other gambling service providers, whether online or land based, as well as gambling industry associations and other local and international gambling and gaming industry participants.

We also advise a number of leading participants in the games sector. Our clients range from console games suppliers to social games websites, as well as a number of esports tournament organisers.