18 Feb 2022
WH Partners has been recognized by the recently launched Chambers Global 2022 guide. Co-Managing partners Olga Finkel and James Scicluna retain their leading global positions in the Global Market Leaders Gaming & Gambling area. Olga is ranked Band 1 globally in the practice area and James is ranked Band 2 globally.
The firm also earns recognition in the General Business Law practice area in Malta, whilst Co-Managing Partners Olga Finkel and James Scicluna are also ranked in the Corporate/Commercial practice in Malta.
Chambers Global 2022 notes that "WH Partners is a front-running law firm in the gaming and fintech and virtual financial assets realm, advising gaming sector clients on transactional and regulatory matters and assisting financial institutions with licensing and establishment mandates. The team also assists clients with private equity investments and corporate restructurings, while team members have experience in matters involving employment law, data protection, tax and competition queries."
The guide mentions "that James Scicluna advises clients on M&A transactions, as well as funding rounds, competition law and employment law matters. He has a number of clients from the gaming and media industries. He moves up in the rankings this year on the back of client praise, with one underlining his 'extensive experience in M&A and expertise in both UK and Maltese law,' along with his ability to 'provide invaluable insight and guidance in the course of negotiations with the buyer'."
Chambers Global 2022 notes that "Malta-based Olga Finkel is highly regarded for her significant experience advising a wide range of clients on complex multinational gaming and gambling matters." and that she "assists clients with M&A transactions and restructuring. She often acts for clients from the gaming and financial sectors."
The Chambers Global Guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions across the world. The rankings are based on the in-depth, objective research of an experienced team of researchers.