Julian is a founder and Principal at Senet and leads the Legal practice. He is one of the most experienced lawyers in Australia specialising in gambling law and regulation and is ranked by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific as a leading expert in gambling and gaming. Julian was also recognised by Legal500 in the GC Powerlist: Australian and New Zealand as one of the Top 100 General Counsel for Australia and New Zealand.
Julian has held senior positions in Top-Tier law firms in Australia, Jersey (Channel Islands) and Europe, specialising in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets, predominantly acting for highly regulated clients including those in the gambling sector, some of the world’s leading banks, non-bank financial institutions, corporates and insurers.
Whilst working with King and Wood Mallesons upon return from Jersey, Julian was engaged on a 3 month secondment to Tabcorp, being one of the world’s largest gambling and entertainment companies. Julian was soon approached and appointed as General Counsel of Tabcorp and for a period of almost 10 years held various General Counsel roles within Tabcorp, including reporting to the Board and leading a team of around 50 people.
Julian holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors.