Dr. Joerg Hofmann is the group leader of the firm’s Gaming & Betting Law Practice and Immediate Past President of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL), the pre-eminent global gambling law networking and educational organization shaping the future of gaming law.
A highly recognized expert in the field, Dr. Hofmann has been consistently ranked as a “Leading Individual” in Gaming & Gambling by Chambers Global since 2011 and is the only German Lawyer listed among “Germany’s Best Lawyers” in the category “Gaming Law” by Handelsblatt and BestLawyers in 2014 and 2015. In 2015, Dr. Hofmann received the award “Gaming Law – Lawyer of the Year in Germany – 2015” from Global Law Experts. He has also repeatedly been listed in Who’sWhoLegal for sport and entertainment in Germany.
Jörg Hofmann of Melchers has an “unrivalled reputation” and impresses clients with his “careful handling” and “sound advice”(Who’sWhoLegal Germany 2016)
Heidelberg-based Jörg Hofmann of Melchers is a widely admired practitioner. He has extensive experience in advising on regulatory compliance as well as licensing issues.(Chambers Global 2015)
High knowledge in regulation licensing and taxation as well as at the forefront of developments in social media gaming. Well connected to regulators(Chambers Global 2015)
Jörg Hofmann is another influential player in the German market. He is rated for his balanced practice, which covers both online and terrestrial gaming. ‘I think the world of him’, said one peer (Chambers Global 2011)
Dr. Hofmann regularly acts as speaker and moderator at renowned international gaming law conferences and serves as a member of the editorial board of “Gaming Law Review and Economics”.