Costigan King Ranked in Legal500 2024 Guide





We are pleased to announce that we have maintained our ranking in Legal500 for Commercial Litigation, and Gaming & Betting! 


Legal500 is a globally recognised legal directory providing annual rankings of the teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel in various practice areas. Their research is based on feedback from client referees, submissions from law firms, interviews with leading lawyers, and a team of experienced researchers.


Gaming and Betting (Legal500)

Praised for our ‘exemplary understanding of the gambling industry’, we sport longstanding experience in advising on commercial transactions in online gaming, offshore company structures and IP matters. Additionally, our team handles a range of contentious issues in the space. 

Arianne King heads up the gaming and betting division, having in-depth knowledge of the growing interface between gaming and blockchain technology. 

Lynn McCaw contributes her longstanding corporate and commercial experience in transactional matters, and Nadia Armah maintains her focus on the IP aspect of commercial agreements.


Our work has covered matters such as:

  • advising Playbook Engineering on multiple licensing, commercial and intellectual property matters for its online gambling platform;
  • acting for Star Racing Limited in a regulatory license review brought by the Gambling Commission; and
  • advising Playmaker Capital on its purchase of the entire share capital of Two-Up Agency.


Commercial Litigation (Legal500)

Our 'individuals approach cases in an analytical, yet creative, manner'. Arianne King specialises in resolving commercial disputes through litigation and ADR; Julian Critchlow is a construction disputes expert; and George Menzies' recent experience includes the enforcement of a large arbitration award. At consultant level, Amanda Lee is 'super-efficient'.


Our work has covered matters such as:

  • acting for The Estate of Michael Norcross in several contentious corporate and commercial matters;
  • acting for Elena Kudimova, in relation to inaccuracies in a film to be made about the client’s sister (a Russian investigative journalist assassinated in 2006, further to her reporting on government corruption); and
  • defending Diego Ugolini in Part 20 proceedings.


A few kind words from our clients:

Our clients have reinforced that we are doing the right thing with our unique approach. Their feedback has been both insightful in providing clear goals to work towards by providing bespoke advice our clients can understand.

The team is very strong at dealing with any situation we throw at them.


Costigan King can communicate in the language of business leaders and not go for lawyer speak overkill when the situation is more suited to a business minded solution.


Costigan King has an exemplary understanding of the gambling industry.


The team consists of a well-integrated set of individuals, each with their own complimentary set of skills and expertise.


The members of a team assigned to a case is customised, so as to ensure that the client always gets valuable, yet cost-effective, advice.


The individuals approach cases in an analytical, yet creative, manner.