Mathew Jessep is the Director – Sports, Esports, & Entertainment Law at DWF Australia and CEO at Esports Games Association Australia Limited. He will be speaking at the Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia on 13-15 August 2018 in Sydney. Download the full programme for further details. Limited seats available. Book now!
Mathew is a commercial lawyer, athlete representative, and consultant with specialist skills and experience in Sports, Esports, Media, and Entertainment Law in Australia and North America. In June 2018 Mat joined the Sydney, Australia office of global law firm, DWF, where he specialises in sports, esports, media, and entertainment law, covering commercial, transactional, and governance issues.
As well as core expertise in sports, media, and entertainment law, Mat has developed significant expertise in the high-growth esports sector, having advised players, teams, investors, and event organisers on a broad range of commercial transactions and legal matters since 2016. In 2017 Mat was a co-founding Board Member of the Esports Games Association Australia Ltd (EGAA) and became Interim CEO of that esports industry body in early 2018.
Mat is regularly invited to speak on sports and esports topics at universities and on conference panels in Australia and internationally. Mat is a member of the Australia & New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA), the Communications and Media Law Association (CAMLA), and the US-based Sports Lawyers Association (SLA).