Senet, a law firm based in Australia, has hired Paul Newsom as head of its gambling practice.
Newsom was formerly chief executive officer at Greyhound Racing NSW and deputy secretary, responsible for liquor, gambling and racing at NSW.
Julian Hoskins, Senet’s Principal of Gambling Law and Regulation Practice, said in a statement: “Paul led the strategic positioning and direction of the NSW Responsible Gambling Fund which substantially enhanced its capacity to tackle gambling-related harm. And given his advocacy for innovation and sustainable industry development, he’s a perfect fit for the work we do, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the team.”
Newsom’s responsibilities will include strategic planning, regulatory strategy and police, responsible gambling, risk management and compliance, among others.