Practice group Gaming & gambling expands with three attorneys

Posted on 13 October 2020 by Chris Adriaansz

The practice group Gaming & gambling of Kalff Katz & Franssen strengthens its position with three new attorneys. Chris Adriaansz, Joris Crone and Jos van Doormaal have been part of Kalff Katz & Franssen’s gaming team for a while and will continue this successful period as junior associates.

Chris holds a master’s degree (cum laude) in Public and Administrative Law from the Utrecht University. His thesis on the use of algorithms by administrative bodies has been awarded with two thesis prizes. Joris obtained his master’s degree in European Law at Utrecht University and already focused on the gaming sector during his studies. He graduated with his master’s thesis on harmonisation of law and online gambling. Jos holds a master’s degree in European Law and a master’s degree in International Business Law from Tilburg University. In addition, he has written a PhD in EU competition law at the University of Bremen.

Chris, Joris and Jos will deal with a variety of issues related to the gaming and gambling sector. Amongst other things, this will vary from regulatory, compliance and enforcement issues to assisting clients with applications for a remote gambling licence.

Chris Adriaansz: During my studies, I discovered that my passion for law is not limited to a single area or a particular type of practice. Kalff Katz & Franssen attorneys at law is in the unique position of serving a wide variety of clients in a variety of cases, whilst always striving for excellent service. I am therefore looking forward to an exciting time within our dynamic team.”

Joris Crone: ‘’The gaming and gambling sector caught my attention early on during my studies. For this reason, I am more than thrilled to take the next step at the only Dutch law firm with such a unique and strong position. With the upcoming opening of a regulated market for online gambling, I am taking this challenge on with a specialised team that is ready.’’

Jos van Doormaal: “The appeal of Kalff Katz & Franssen attorneys at law mainly lies in the cooperation within the team. Collectively, we provide creative (and often innovative) legal solutions in various (inter) national cases within the gaming and gambling sector. Due to the challenging work and questions and the excellent working atmosphere within this niche office, I look forward to the future with great confidence.

The expansion underscores the rapid growth which the Gaming & gambling practice group has experienced in recent years. Due to its knowledge and specialisation, the practice group has built up a unique position. With three new attorneys, Kalff Katz & Franssen takes a great step in expanding and strengthening that leading position. Kalff Katz & Franssen is more than prepared to advise and guide clients in applying for a licence for online gambling (remote games of chance).

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Chris Adriaansz is an associate at the Gaming & gambling Practice Group of Kalff Katz & Franssen.

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