Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Meet the Team
In 2001, Mark Boyce felt it was time for him to establish his law firm after working for one of Las Vegas’ largest law firms, which also centers its services in the gambling industry. It turns out he was right. Now, he leads a team of competent lawyers who share the same passion and vision—to deliver effective and novel solutions to your legal gambling issues.
The gaming business in the so-called city that never sleeps has opened the doors for legal precedents or authorities internationally in the world of gaming and gambling. Mark was there and witnessed the beginnings and the rapid growth of the legalities of poker and casinos. He worked closely with different clients, which gained him extensive knowledge. He also successfully established early connections. Not to mention, he attended a great law school. As a senior partner and the leader of his team, this brilliant attorney strives every day to create an atmosphere of dedication.
What We Do
We work firmly with our clients. We represent you before regulatory bodies to ensure compliance of the gaming laws promulgated by the federal, state and local agencies. Our services are not limited to legal counseling concerning registration, licensing, transfers of ownership, patron disputes, work permits, investigations, and other regulatory matters. But also extends to rendering advice on the organizing of major transactions to minimize gaming issues. Additionally, we assist in obtaining necessary approvals for public offerings, financings, business restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions.
What Sets Us Apart?
A strong emphasis is placed on each team member’s personal development to give you high-quality services. So Mark encourages and supports the team to continually train, learn, and expand their skills and experience on an ongoing basis. They regularly attend symposiums, lectures, and conferences internationally, learning about new regulations and business strategies. Boyce Associates strive to keep up to date with all developments across the firm’s practice areas. This wealth of knowledge protects and informs our clients so that they can feel assured that we are at the top of our game and theirs.
Boyce Associates has built a reputation for impeccable work and for achieving results globally, in the legal matters of gambling. They deliver with rigorous care and attention to detail. This sets Boyce Associates apart. We strive to provide clients with more than what they have come to expect from a law firm.
Our Junior Partners
JAMES R. HOLLICK, BA
James Hollick attended Cambridge and was the top of his class. He further delved into international intellectual property law before becoming a solicitor with Boyce Associates. He is a member of the Law Society. He was admitted in 2011. He is involved in commercial gaming property as well as commercial acquisitions, sales, and mergers. A Wimbourne Wasps season ticket holder, this enthusiastic father of two also enjoys playing golf, sailing, and skiing. Having traveled the world, he earnestly hopes to go on a humanitarian mission catering to the poor and children across South East Asia. He particularly fell in love with the beautiful people of Cambodia, where he met street children in a Northwestern town Siem Reap.
JOYCE T. GRANGER, LLB
“Being a lawyer is not merely a vocation. It is a public trust, and each of us has an obligation to give back to the communities”. It is a proverb that Joyce Granger knows so well. She lives by it.
Atty. Granger is an LLB Business Law graduate of Oxford University who also completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the Milan Metropolitan University. She has gained experience in several areas of practice including Labor Law, particularly related to gaming, Mental Health, Conveyancing, Public Law proceedings, and Gaming and Gambling Law. She has been instrumental in creating gaming laws and policies for many Internet Casinos. She also successfully represented several clients at the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal. She is an accredited Immigration Caseworker. Joyce leads a very active life, loves traveling, and enjoys reading and a member of the East Surrey Organists’ Association.
RONALD W. BARON
Like Joyce, Ronald Baron finished law school at Oxford. An experienced solicitor, he was admitted in 2016. He is also a member of the Law Society. He handles both intellectual property and gaming law. Ronald has a wide range of interests outside the law which keeps him busy when he’s not working. He likes to set up his tent and spends overnight at one of his favorite camping sites outside London on the weekends, with his giant beagle named Dexter. More often than not, you can bump into this handsome bachelor of an attorney at one of the cafes downtown reading his law books. He is a season ticket holder for the Quidditch team, Chudley Cannons.
REYANSH M. PATEL
Reyansh Patel graduated law school from Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law and acquired his post-graduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. An experienced and fierce solicitor and litigator, he was admitted a year after this law firm was founded. He traveled the world after leaving Law School, before seeking additional education. Patel deals with dispute resolution and is a litigator dealing with companies, commercial, and civil matters including employment, hexes, and property and probate law. His friends sometimes call him, “The Linguist” because he speaks multiple languages. He is fluent in Urdu, Spanish, French, Russian, Punjabi, and Nihongo and started to learn Mandarin. Reyansh, along with his reliable assistants Aarav and Kim had success in some landmark cases. A keen trekker, he recently walked across the Gobi Desert fundraising for charity as well as trekking up Mount Snowden in Wales and Mount McKinley in the United States.