Joseph Borg is an Advocate and Partner at WH Partners, heading the Blockchain Advisory and the Gaming and Gambling Advisory sections of the firm.
Before joining WH Partners, Joseph was the Chief Regulatory Officer at the Malta Gaming Authority (formerly the Lotteries and Gaming Authority, Malta). He was also an elected Member on the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR), a position which he held throughout 2012. Joseph first joined the Authority in March 2007 as Director, Legal and Enforcement and occupied this post for almost four years. Prior to that, Joseph, acted as a Legal Counsel to Vodafone Malta Limited for three years.
Joseph graduated with an LL.M. with Distinction in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law from the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow). He holds a Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Malta, with a thesis entitled, ‘Protection of Trademarks Against Domain Names’.
In 2009 he completed a Regulator Development Program organized by the International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas (UNLV). In 2012 Joseph was awarded a certificate in Casino Management by the UNLV.
Joseph is a general member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and is a lecturer in gaming law at the University of Malta. He speaks fluent Maltese, English and Italian and is listed as a Recommended Lawyer in the Intellectual Property practice area by The Legal 500 Guide.
Telephone: +356 20925100