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Melanie Ellis

Melanie Ellis

Partner , Northridge Law LLP
United Kingdom

Melanie is an experienced gambling regulatory lawyer, advising on all aspects of gambling law including licence applications, compliance, advertising, licence reviews and changes of control. She has acted for a wide range of gambling operators including major online and land-based bookmakers and casinos, B2B game and software suppliers and start-ups. She also frequently advises operators of raffles, prize competitions, free draws and social gaming products.

Recent experience includes advising the Evolution Group on its UK licensing following various acquisitions, online gaming operators such as STS Bet and Run It Once on regulatory compliance matters and a leading international investment fund on its UK gaming holdings.  Melanie has a particular interest in the use of new technology for gambling products and novel product ideas. She is a regular contributor to industry publications including “Gambling Compliance”, “EGaming Review”, “iGaming Business” and “Casino International”.