Law firm Addisons has this week welcomed one of Australia’s foremost Gambling and Gaming Regulatory specialists Michiel Brodie as a Consultant.
A specialist in regulation and governance, Michiel brings more than two decades of experience across Australia. He has a strong background in public policy, compliance, risk management, sustainability and governance, combined with extensive experience in senior public service roles, as a commercial leader and as a board member.
Michiel’s experience enhances Addisons’ significant expertise in gambling regulation. Michiel will join Addisons Gambling Law team, with particular emphasis on gambling regulation, Financial Crime compliance (for example anti-money laundering compliance), and Ethical Sourcing (including modern slavery risk). Michiel’s appointment is non-legal and he will be working with clients in an advisory capacity.
Addisons Managing Partner, Kieren Parker said, “We are thrilled to welcome Michiel to Addisons. We are invested in client success and Michiel’s unique insights will provide our clients best-practice regulatory and governance advice.”
Addisons Gambling Law Partner, Jamie Nettleton said, “Michiel’s appointment as a Consultant in our Gambling practice will significantly benefit our clients both in Australia and internationally. His expertise in the field of gambling regulation through his previous roles at both the governmental and commercial levels is unparalleled.”
About Addisons Gambling Law Team
Addisons’ Gambling practice is highly regarded in Australia. Lawyers in the team are regularly sought after by Australian and global businesses for their depth of experience and expert knowledge. Partner Jamie Nettleton is “widely respected for his expertise in the gaming and gambling sphere and is frequently hailed by commentators as a pre-eminent figure in this field”, according to Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2022. Senior Associate Shanna Protic Dib was recently a finalist in the Sport & Entertainment Category at the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards. The team has recently advised Starwood on gambling regulatory issues relating to Blackstone’s AUD$8.9 billion acquisition of Crown Resorts and Everi Holdings Inc. and its subsidiaries on the expansion of Everi’s business to Australia through two acquisitions of ecash Holdings Pty Ltd and Atlas Gaming.