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Partner, Head of Gaming and Gambling Practices
Pinsent Masons LLP
30 Crown Place

A French Advocate and English Solicitor, Diane started her career in Singapore in 1994 and has worked for more than seven years in South-East Asia, before coming back to practice and create her own firm in France in 2001. Diane specialises in telecommunications, technology and other regulated industries, such as gambling. More specifically, she dedicated herself to corporate, technology and telecom matters and, in particular, to complex issues requiring the co-ordination of these three areas of law. Diane’s work encompasses corporate, technology transactions and litigation in various sectors (such as drafting network management agreements, setting-up e-gambling web sites, managing landmark cybercrime cases). Her experience in the telecommunications and technology (including new services, such as gambling online) sectors has earned her the reputation of an expert. “"A new entry to these rankings, this compact but increasingly visible TMT practice wins glowing reviews for its IT and telecoms work. It has been particularly active on the IT front of late, and has built up notable expertise in the gambling sector. Recent work highlights include acting for gambling operator on its agreements with sports federations and sports events organisers relating to online sport betting. Sources say :"Brilliant TMT lawyers." "Extremely professional, attentive and pragmatic." Clients rave about founding partner and TMT practice head Diane Mullenex, describing her as "extremely knowledgeable, creative, reassuring and realistic" as well as "pragmatic and commercially aware." They also appreciate that she is "very accessible and hands-on" and has "excellent language skills and an international approach." (Chambers 2011) Diane regularly advises governments on regulatory issues and has contributed to the French report leading to the opening of the gambling sector. She is a Foreign Trade Advisor appointed by the French Government. Diane is also an Officer with the Communications Committee of the International Bar Association.