Australian gambling law firm Senet taps former Tabcorp counsel Bree Ryan

Australian specialist gambling law firm Senet has announced that former deputy general counsel for wagering and media at Tabcorp, Bree Ryan, will be joining the practice as a senior associate.

Ryan bolsters the firm’s bench of former Tabcorp lawyers, joining Senet principals Julian Hoskins, Daniel Lovecek and senior associate Caitlin McCombe who each spent time as in-house counsel for the operator.

Ryan, a La Trobe University graduate, is a wagering specialist and has spent time at top-tier Australian law firm Minter Ellison, as well as at Flutter-owned SportsBet.


Hoskins expressed his pleasure at welcoming Ryan to the team.

“Our gambling law and compliance advisory practice is one of the largest and most experienced in Australia,” he said.

“Bree’s expertise will complement the team and provide increased capabilities to support our clients with their gambling law and regulation related matters.

“Bree also brings a strong network of connections with domestic and international operators active in the Australian market.”

Experienced lawyer

Ryan is an established name in Australian gambling law. Her experience spans both the regulatory and market spheres, having worked as principal legal advisor on a number of complex strategic matters including the integration of two ASX listed corporations.

Ryan has additionally taken part in a number of significant regulatory investigations and compliance reform initiatives, as well as a number of responsible gaming changes.