Chambers Global 2019 rankings announced


15 Feb 2019

Olga Finkel and James Scicluna were ranked amongst the leading lawyers global - wide in the Gaming & Gambling practice area in the newly published Chambers Global 2019 edition. 

Olga Finkel was ranked as a Band 1 lawyer and James Scicluna as a Band 2 lawyer in the field.

Chambers Global 2019 notes that: "Sources laud Olga Finkel of WH Partners as a 'pioneer' and a 'pre-eminent' lawyer in gaming and gambling, citing her as 'the name in Malta,' as well as 'the first port of call for many operators and stakeholders.' One of the founding partners at the firm, her key areas of expertise lie in the gambling and e-gambling regulatory framework, as well as software licensing and privacy. She is highly involved in the development of gaming and gambling legislation in Malta."

The international global guide mentions that "Malta-based James Scicluna of WH Partners is dual-qualified in both Malta and the UK. Commentators endorse him as 'knowledgeable and commercial,' adding that he has 'great technical understanding.' He has deep expertise pertaining to the jurisdiction's gaming and gambling regulations, with further experience advising on M&A transactions and brand development."

Olga Finkel was also ranked in Band 4 in the Corporate/Commercial practice area in Malta.

The guide covers over 190 countries across the world. It also includes Region-wide and Global-wide sections, which ranks firms that have an expansive regional or global reach and carry out work across many jurisdictions.