Justin Franssen


Kalff Katz & Franssen
Concertgebouwplein 9

Tel: +31 20 67 60 780
Fax: +31 6 1919 44 84

Email: franssen@kalffkatzfranssen.nl
Web: www.kalffkatzfranssen.nl

Partner Justin Franssen is head of the Gaming practice group at Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law. Prior to his admission to the bar in Amsterdam, he worked as a general counsel for a gaming company in Amsterdam and New York. He founded the KPMG European Gaming & Entertainment Services Group and co-founded gaminglaw.eu, the leading European portal on gaming and gambling law and regulation. Franssen established the Gaming, Sports & Entertainment practice group at VMW Taxand Attorneys at law, which he led for 12 years.

He is board member of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) and member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA). In addition, he is on the editorial board of Gaming Law Review & Economics and on the advisory boards of the UNLV Gaming Law Journal and the International Research Institute for Gambling and Gaming in Bonn (D). He is a frequent speaker at key conferences and industry events and publishes regularly. He has been awarded eight consecutive β€˜ Band 1β€² rankings in Chambers Global. Peers laud Justin Franssen of Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law as β€œthe best gaming lawyer in Holland and one of the best in Europe.” (Chambers Global Edition 2014)

The Gaming Practice, under the leadership of Justin Franssen, has immense experience in representing a range of B2C and B2B entities active in the (inter)national gaming sector. As a niche player services are provided in relation to regulatory, commercial, tax, technical and operational issues facing the gaming sector, with an emphasis on the Dutch market. Frank Tolboom, Dr. Alan Littler and Younes Moussaoui work alongside Justin Franssen.
April 2013 saw the establishment of Kalff Katz & Franssen Attorneys at Law with Justin Franssen joining Kalff Katz Attorneys at Law. This brought together under one roof the expertise of Kalff Katz Attorneys at Law, which has the longest track record in the field of media, entertainment and sport law of all boutique firms in the Netherlands, with the internationally renowned Gaming Practice of Justin Franssen.

The Media, Entertainment and Sport Practice is a full service practice focussing upon the creative industries. This practice mostly serves clients in the fields of music, radio/television, film, publishing, visual arts, sport, fashion and advertising.

“the best gaming lawyer in Holland and one of the best in Europe.” He recently became a named partner in one of the Netherlands’ oldest entertainment law firms, and advises on regulations and the development of gaming businesses.
Chambers Global, 2014