Niki Stephens

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
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Niki is a partner in the betting and gaming group within the firm’s innovation department. Niki is a regulatory specialist with more than 10 years’ experience in advising clients in the gambling and gaming sectors.

Niki regularly advises licensees in connection with compliance assessments and regulatory enforcement action by the Gambling Commission, including licence reviews. She also advises operators, software developers and platform providers in connection with regulatory and compliance matters, including anti-money laundering, responsible gambling, consumer protection and marketing requirements.

Niki specialises in advising clients on the gambling regulatory aspects of sales, acquisitions and investments,, including regulatory due diligence and the impact of regulatory matters on the transaction documentation. She also advises on a full range of corporate transactions, including sales and acquisitions, reorganisations and joint ventures, and has worked on numerous cross-border transactions. Her experience covers a wide range of sectors, including betting and gaming, technology, retail and leisure.

Niki has been recognised by The Legal 500 as a ‘Next generation partner’ in betting and gaming and is acknowledged as ‘up and coming’ in Chambers and Partners. Niki is also a general member of the International Masters of Gaming Law.

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