Carl is known as one of the UK’s leading experts on gambling law, acting for a number of the leading online and land-based gambling operations in the UK and across the world.  His practice also covers the full range of intellectual property work, including patents, trade marks and designs, copyright and confidential information. Although working on both contentious and non-contentious matters, Carl is best known for his work as a litigator, having been involved in a number of leading IP cases since 1995. He is a solicitor advocate (High Court: Civil 2001).

In addition to his expertise in IP and gambling regulation, Carl has considerable experience in advertising and marketing regulation, data protection, e-commerce and labeling and packaging law. He is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Montpellier, France.

Chambers UK single him out for his ‘vast knowledge and expertise in UK and EU gaming law.’” In the Gaming & Betting recognition in The Legal 500 UK 2015, Carl is noted as the “knowledgeable” gambling team leader with the firm recommended as a “first port of call”. The same edition recognizes Carl’s leadership of an “efficient and effective” Intellectual Property team.