Philippe Vlaemminck is a partner at Pharumlegal. He has more than 30 years’ specialist experience in EU law (regulatory and litigation) and trade law (WTO and anti-dumping). Philippe has considerate litigation experience before the Court of Justice of the European Union and the EFTA Court (a total of near to 100 cases). He is widely regarded as a leading player in the current debate on state lotteries and gambling in the EU and WTO, and has been involved as a Member State representative in every gambling case before the Court and the EFTA Court (more than 60 cases). He also acts as a legal adviser to various EU Member States on EU law, and is regularly invited as a speaker to lottery and gambling conferences and seminars or to chair panels throughout the EU. He regularly publishes articles on topics impacting the lottery and gambling sector. Philippe was awarded the IMGL President’s Cup and is one of the few individuals who have received the Public Gaming World Lottery Hall of Fame award, as a recognition of his outstanding knowledge of the lottery and gambling sector. He is mentioned in Chambers Global – Gaming & Gambling in Band 1 and valued by clients who seek ‘advice that goes beyond just simple interpretation of EU law’.