Dr. Wulf Hambach | Partner

Expertise

Dr Wulf Hambach is one of the founding partners of Hambach & Hambach law firm, and advises clients especially in the following areas of law:

  • Law of the digital economy
  • Regulatory law
  • Gaming and gambling law
  • Community law
  • Regulatory and license affairs

Dr Hambach also works as a strategic consultant on the board level, in particular in eCommerce (eGaming and ePayment).

He regularly publishes in national and international industry media. Furthermore, he is a co-editor and author of the legal commentary on gambling and gaming law in the media “Glücks- und Gewinnspielrecht in den Medien” (C.H. Beck Verlag). Dr Hambach is sought after as a speaker at leading international conferences, such as EiG, LGE and WGB.

Dr Hambach is a co-founder of the European portal Gaminglaw.eu (www.gaminglaw.eu) and a member of important associations in the gaming, telecommunications and media industries.

Furthermore, he works on the advisory board of the research institute for gambling and betting at the Universität Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, and is a member of the board of the Deutscher Verband für Telekommunikation und Medien e.V. (DVTM).

Dr Wulf Hambach advises world-wide market leaders:

  • Community institutions such as the EU Commission
  • Investors
  • Online games
  • Online gambling
  • Online payment
  • Providers of online certification
  • Online media content

Dr Hambach was awarded a PhD at the Max-Planck-Institute for foreign and international private law in the field of media and gambling law.

Dr Hambach is sought after as a speaker at leading international conferences on “eCommerce” and “eGaming”. He also works as a strategic consultant on the board level, in particular in eCommerce (eGaming and ePayment).

In the “Chambers and Partners” international ranking for “Gaming Law” for the years 2008 - 2019 and in “Chambers Global - The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business“ for 2012, Dr Hambach is listed as a leading expert in his field. He received highest honours from THE INTERNATIONAL WHO’s WHO of SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LAWYERS as “Most Highly Regarded Individual in the Gaming & Gambling Section” in 2013 as well as 2016 - 2019. This makes him one of the TOP 5 lawyers world-wide in the category “Sports & Entertainment Law - Gaming & Gambling”.

He is a co-founder of the European legal information portal Gaminglaw.eu, a member of the European Advisory Committee of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) and a General Member of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL). Also, he works on the advisory board of the research institute for gambling and betting at the Universität Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, and is a member of the board of the Deutscher Verband für Telekommunikation und Medien e.V. (DVTM).

Dr Hambach supports leading charity institutions with regard to projects in the field of (gambling) law.

Dr Wulf Hambach has repeatedly received many renowned awards..

wh_awards-wwlTHE INTERNATIONAL WHO’s WHO of SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LAWYERS honoured Dr Hambach in 2013 as well as 2016 - 2019 as  “Most Highly Regarded Individual”. This makes him one of the TOP 5 lawyers world-wide in the category “Sports & Entertainment Law - Gaming & Gambling”.

 

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Since 2008, Dr Hambach has been listed each year by Chambers Global as Gaming Law expert.

Also, Chambers Global 2012 honoured him as a leading expert in his field, with the award “The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business”.

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In 2008, the World Online Gambling Law Report (Cecile Park publishing Ltd.) awarded Dr Hambach the title “Lawyer of the Year”.

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

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Hambach & Hambach are co-founders of the pan-European portal GamingLaw.eu.

 

 
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IMGL  - Dr Wulf Hambach is a General Member of the International Masters of Gaming Law.
 
 
 
 
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IAGA – Dr Wulf Hambach is a member of the European Advisory Committee of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys - IAGA.

 

 

 
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DVTM – apart from the law firm’s corporate membership, Dr Wulf Hambach also is a board member of the Deutscher Verband für Telekommunikation und Medien e.V. (DVTM).
 
 
 
 
 

Dr Hambach is a member of the advisory board of the research institute for gaming and betting at the Universität Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (www.forschung-gluecksspiel.de).
 
 
 
 
 

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Dr Wulf Hambach is a specialised journalist in the association Deutschen Fachjournalisten Verband AG.