Steve Ketteley

Steve Ketteley


Steve Ketteley

Steve Ketteley is a partner and the co-head of the Betting & Gaming Practice at Wiggin. Steve is a commercial, regulatory and technology lawyer and he concentrates on advising clients on all operational and regulatory aspects of their businesses, with a particular expertise in the infrastructure of on-line gambling and gaming industries. Steve Ketteley acts for operators and suppliers alike by drafting, negotiating and advising on matters such as intellectual property, software licensing and development, white-label supply agreements and affiliate arrangements and advises on the regulatory aspects of corporate transactions and the corresponding issues affecting investors, lenders and intermediaries. Clients include operators, software suppliers, financial services providers, investors and, generally, stakeholders in the online gambling industry.

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Wiggin is a law firm focusing exclusively on Media, Technology and Brands/IP. “We advise clients on the financing, exploitation and protection of their creative and commercial assets in these sectors.” Alongside its specialist commercial expertise, the firm provides a full legal service across corporate, tax, finance, litigation, employment and property. Wiggin’s clients range from leading businesses in broadcast entertainment, music, sport and publishing through to platforms, content retailers, gaming and technology companies and early stage entrepreneurs.

Prior to working at Wiggin, Steve Ketteleyis was a partner at DLA Piper from August 2011 to December 2015. From 2006 to 2011 he was a partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner. From September 1998 to May 2006 he was a partner at Ashurst. Steve  is also a general member of the International Masters of Gaming Law.

Steve is noted in legal directories such as Chambers and Legal 500 as one of the “leading people” advising the interactive gaming and betting sector and described as “a true expert in the online gaming sector”. He first advised on gaming matters in 2003 and has worked exclusively in this area since 2005.

Specialising in: Gambling regulation, gambling regulation, strategic reviews, IP/IT, commercial contracts, business structuring, marketing, social gaming, casual gaming.

SiGMA World celebrated the iGaming industry’s resilience even in the most troubling of times. With this we also congratulate the efforts made to make the iGaming world ethical, fraud-free and lawful.

Affiliate Grand Slam congratulated the brilliant marketers and influencers bringing much needed attention to a massive portfolio of industries and rejuvenating the economy one click at a time.

AIBC brought together the pioneers of a bright new age of emerging technology ready, able and willing to be the vanguard of Tomorrow. Other than just the established names, we also hosted many an entrepreneur seeking to expand the frontiers of AI and the Blockchain ever forward.

Finally, Med-Tech World united the medical professionals of many disciplines to combine their keen minds and inexhaustible passion for a better tomorrow with the entrepreneurial spirit of investors who also dream of a world free from disease and cancer.

The Week also saw many a networking dinner, speaking panel, drink gatherings and other opportunities for our hard-working delegates to unwind. A few highlights include the awards that congratulated those whose dedication, skill and acumen made them a leading figure in their industry as well as the fact that the conferences where graced by titans such as John Karony, Nolan Bushnell, Djibril Cissé, Akon and Mark Blandford who was awarded an Outstanding Contribution of the Year award for his pioneering work in the iGaming industry.