Acknowledged as a leading gambling and sports lawyer, clients value Andrew's “commercially minded, clever and creative” advice.

Andrew is a partner in our Commercial Department and a member of our Media, Entertainment & Sport Group, based in London.

Andrew concentrates his practice primarily on the gambling and sports sectors. He has particular expertise in online gambling regulation, a broad range of commercial gambling matters (including white label, software supply, content streaming, hedging, affiliate and payment processing deals), and major international sports media rights, sponsorship, licensing, event staging and supply agreements.

In the gambling sector, Andrew advises a broad spectrum of businesses, from major listed and unlisted operators to new market entrants and sophisticated betting syndicates.

He is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law, and has been invited by the European Commission and the Asser Institute to participate in expert workshops on the advertising of gambling, and the commercial relationship between the sports and gambling industries.

Andrew’s extensive sports sector experience includes advising major national and international governing bodies and rights holders, teams, broadcasters, agencies and global sports brands. He was seconded to LOCOG, the organising committee for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.

A regular contributor to gambling and sports industry publications and events, Andrew is also a former first-class cricketer.

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. The "knowledgeable and thoroughly pragmatic" Andrew Danson is a key name in the gaming sector.

    Legal 500 UK 2016
  2. Clients enjoy working with Andrew Danson thanks to his "incredibly thorough understanding of the Gambling Act as well as our business." He is an expert in online gaming matters.

    Chambers UK 2016
  3. Andrew Danson is commended by his peers for his "client-friendly" approach. Clients say he "is very bright and very precise, and knows what he is doing".

    Chambers UK 2015