Gaming Advisor

James Bartolo


James handles the Gaming practice area and acts as a consultant for clients seeking to obtain a Maltese igaming licence. In addition, James also handles all relevant Regulatory and Compliance filings with the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), including, inter alia, changes in ownership structures, licence surrenders, Key Function roles and Recognition Notice certificates.

After working in the Authorisations department at MGA for 4 years, James is fully equipped with the required knowledge and experience to provide comprehensive support and assistance on all aspects of the application, correspond and follow-up with MGA, as well as draft business plans, technical documentation, and policies & procedures.


Completed a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Criminology and is currently reading for a Master of Business Administration with University of Malta.


James is fluent in both Maltese and English, with a basic understanding of Italian.