Assistant: Nicole Tonelli,
Founding and Managing Partner of Hambach & Hambach law firm
Head of Regulatory & License Affairs
He studied law in Regensburg and Hamburg. During his apprenticeship to the Bar and in his doctorate which he completed while at the Max-Planck-Institute for foreign and international private law, he had already begun to specialise on Media Law and Gaming Law.
He gathered experience abroad in various places, including at the German American Chamber of Commerce in Houston (USA). From 2000 until 2001, he worked for the renowned Business Law Firm, Westphal Voges und Krohn, as well as for the media company, Verlagsgruppe Milchstrasse in Hamburg. Up until 2005, he practised in the area of gambling and betting law at a law firm in Munich.
Wulf regularly writes for national and international legal publications. He is co-author of the “Internet Gambling Report” and his work has appeared in a variety of publications, including the "WorldOnlineGamblingLawReport", "Gambling Exclusive", "Betting BUSINESS", "Casino Lawyer", "Coin Slots", "Interactive Gaming News" the legal paper, "Sport & Recht", (Sport and Law) as well as the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung". He also writes for the ISA-CASINOS press agency.
Together with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Koenig, LL.M. and Dr. Michael Hettich, Wulf was authorised proxy when Hambach & Hambach obtained at the European Court of Justice the ground-breaking "Carmen Media Decision" (C-46/08), which could bring the monopoly on online gambling in Germany finally to an end.
Award: “Lawyer of the Year 2008”
16 June 2008, Tylney Hall, Hampshire, UK
Dr. Wulf Hambach partner of the Law Firm Hambach & Hambach, has been chosen as "Lawyer of the Year 2008" by World Online Gambling Law Report, the leading sector publication.
"Lawyer of the Year was won by Wulf Hambach, a partner with Munich based law
firm, Hambach and Hambach. Wulf has developed a reputation as a leading
expert on the complex mix of federal, state and EU law which impacts on the
regulation of remote gambling in Germany."
by Lindsey Greig, Managing Director, WorldOnlineGamblingLawReport
Hambach & Hambach is co-founder
of the european portal on gaming and gambling laws
Dr. Wulf Hambach is a General Member of the
International Masters of Gaming Law
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Dr. Wulf Hambach is a member of the
International Association of Gaming Attorneys - IAGA
In November 2005 Attorney-at-law Dr. Wulf Hambach was elected General Member for Germany of the International Masters of Gaming Lawyers (IMGL– http://www.gaminglawmasters.com/). The IMGL is a non-profit association of attorneys, gaming regulators and gaming executives dedicated to the education, advancement of the gaming law profession and exchange of professional information concerning the local and global practice and development of all aspects of gaming law.
In addition he is also member of the advisory board of the Research Institute for Gambling and Gaming at the University Bonn-Rhein-Sieg.
ACQ has announced Hambach & Hambach law firm - Dr. Wulf Hambach as the winner of their ACQ 5 Law Award "Germany - Gaming Lawyer of the Year 2012".