Ministry of Sport

Esports Lawyer Mat Jessep Establishes Game Legal & Game Consulting

Sports, entertainment, and esports lawyer, Mat Jessep, has established a new firm, Game Legal, offering corporate and commercial legal advice, along with sister business, Game Consulting, going beyond legal advice to deliver commercial and corporate governance services.

Leveraging off of more than 10 years’ experience as a lawyer and a career in marketing and brand management before that, Jessep has established Game Legal and Game Consulting to deliver focused legal, governance, and strategic commercial advice to clients involved in Sports, Esports, and Pop Culture – Gaming, Media, Tech, Internet, Brands & IP, Entertainment, TV, Music, Film, Art, & Fashion – as well as to Businesses and for new Start-Ups.

Though both new ventures, Game Legal and Game Consulting build off Jessep’s solid international track record and reputation in sports and entertainment and are uniquely positioned in the sports, esports, and pop culture sectors as a niche provider of commercial, governance, and legal services.

While predominately Sydney-based, Jessep services clients all over Australia, as well as in North America, the UK, Europe, and Asia.

“I’m excited and thankful to have this opportunity to continue to focus on my clients in the dynamic, unique, and fast-paced sports, esports, and pop culture sectors, offering greater focus, deep sector experience, real value, and additional commercial services and benefits,” Jessep said.

“After an early career involving sports and entertainment operations and brand sponsorships, I’ve devoted the bulk of my legal career to the sports and entertainment sectors, and more recently to esports and gaming.

“As these sectors and my clients continue to grow, I look forward to building Game Legal and Game Consulting around my clients to offer better support and greater value to them and their stakeholders.”

Game Legal and Game Consulting operates from within the historic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in the heart of Sydney’s sports and entertainment precinct of Moore Park.

Shaun Carney

Shaun Carney