David Clifton

Director, Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited


David is a founding director of Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited and a very highly-regarded commentator on the gambling industry, both nationally within the UK and internationally. Renowned for his depth of experience in all aspects of licensing and gambling law, in which he has specialized for 35 years, David advises a broad range of gambling industry clients both throughout the UK and overseas and, in addition to writing regular articles for gambling industry and legal journals, he has been a contributing editor for leading textbooks on the subject of gambling law. Whilst practising as a solicitor, he was for many years top-ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Guide to the Legal Profession, where he was “singled out for his advocacy skills” and described as “a genuine expert in the field, fantastically dedicated and client-oriented”. Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited was set up in 2013 to provide practical compliance, regulatory, licensing and gambling law advice to both online and land-based sectors of the gambling industry, with clients ranging from a major industry trade association and leading casino, betting and lottery operators to wholly new entrants to the gambling market. Further details are at
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