Justin Franssen

Justin Franssen is an attorney at law and partner at Kalff Katz & Franssen, where he leads the Gaming Practice. His comprehensive advisory and litigation practice regularly deals with sector-specific acquisitions and complex public affairs processes.

Prior to his admission to the Dutch Bar, Justin acted as general counsel for a gaming developer in Amsterdam and New York. His career as an attorney at law began at an associate firm of KPMG, where he founded their European Gaming & Entertainment Services Group.  He subsequently spent 12 years as head of the Gaming, Sports & Entertainment practice group at a medium-sized law firm in Amsterdam.

Justin regularly publishes in national and international professional journals, is a frequent speaker at sector events and conferences, and is on the editorial boards of Gaming Law Review & Economics and Online Gambling Lawyer. He is a board member of the International Masters of Gaming Law  (IMGL). Justin is also member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors  (IAGA) and holds a seat on the Advisory Board of the International Research Institute for Gambling and Gaming in Bonn.

Justin has received no less than eight consecutive Band 1 rankings in the Chambers Global Guide.


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  • Justin Franssen & Alan Littler, “Netherlands iGaming Regulation: An update”, iGamingBusiness, Jan/Feb 2016
  • Justin Franssen & Jellien Roelofs, “Netherlands Update on iGaming Bill”, iGamingBusiness, May/June 2015
  • Justin Franssen & Jellien Roelofs, “The next steps towards modernising Dutch gaming law”, WOGLR, Feb 2015
  • Justin Franssen & Younes Moussaoui, “The briefing: Netherlands update”, iNTERGAMINGi, 2014-1
  • Justin Franssen & Alan Littler, “Early reactions to the future Dutch regulatory regime”, WOGLR, Jan 2014
  • Justin Franssen & Younes Moussaoui, “Dutch iGaming Bill; The third version”, iGamingBusiness, September-October 2014
  • Justin Franssen & Younes Moussaoui, “Dutch iGaming: A glimpse into the future”, iGamingBusiness, May-June 2014
  • Justin Franssen & Younes Moussaoui, “The KSA shows its teeth”, iNTERGAMINGi, November 2013
  • Justin Franssen & Jellien Roelofs, “Regulation of remote gaming in the Netherlands; additional details disclosed, iGamingBusines, May 2013
  • Justin Franssen & Frank Tolboom, “Dutch Gaming Authority installed ahead of opening up remote gaming market”, European Gaming Lawyer, Winter Issue 2012, 14-17
  • Justin Franssen & Younes Moussaoui, “The Dutch Gaming Authority and recent developments in the Netherlands”, iGamingBusiness, Jul/Aug 2012,
  • Alan Littler & Justin Franssen, “How should we define ‘strict control’?”, European Gaming Lawyer, Summer Issue 2011, 18-20
  • Justin Franssen & Frank Tolboom, “ECJ judgment in the Betfair and Ladbrokes cases: new exception to the applicability of the transparency principle in the gaming sector?, European Gaming Lawyer, Autumn Issue 2010, 30-32