Wiggin, a media and technology UK based law firm, has announced the appointment of Stephen Ketteley and David McLeish as Partners in its Betting & Gaming practice.
Ketteley, an expert in remote gambling law, has worked in the field of betting and gaming for close to a decade and joins from DLA Piper a company at which he was Head of the Gambling practice.
Chris Elliot, an Associate from DLA Piper, will make the move to Wiggin with him.
Ketteley joined the firm officially on January 1st 2016, and he now co-heads the practice with Jason Chess, Wiggin Partner and Head of Betting & Gaming Practice.
Chess said: “David and Stephen bring with them unequalled expertise and knowledge of the industry and I very much look forward to working with them to guide our respective clients through all the changes that the industry will face.”
David McLeish previously worked at major gambling software and services provider Playtech as General Counsel and Group Head of Legal. Prior to that position he was Corporate Finance Partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, and he’ll play an integral role in the ongoing growth of Wiggin’s corporate team.
McLeish will begin his new role from February 1st 2016.
Wiggin CEO John Banister commented: “Wiggin has been on an incredible journey these past five years. We are now ready for our next phase, which will see us develop our technology and IP offerings. These appointments signal our commitment to invest in our growth and deepen our sector knowledge and expertise. Stephen and David are recognised as leaders in their field and I am delighted to welcome them to Wiggin.”
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