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Sports Law

We’ll protect your performance with robust legal counsel, rooted in a passion for the game. Our experience supporting athletes, clubs, sponsors, and organisers – from grassroots to global level – will give you a formidable teammate, whoever the opponent.

We’re also here to help you capitalise on new opportunities, maximise your assets, protect your rights, and stay onside of regulation and compliance.

Join the winning team

Our sports specialists comprise commercial, contract, corporate and Dispute Resolution experts from across our teams. Fighting your corner in disputes, covering your back in new markets, and getting you into pole position for change, growth, or sale – our multidisciplinary project teams are geared up to help you tackle all of your challenges at once:

  • Financial support for loans, assets, debts, and property
  • Corporate support for shareholding, governance, and structure.
  • Commercial support for contracts, sponsorship, image rights, and merchandising.
  • Dispute support and representation – for contests between athletes, clubs, governing bodies, coaches, managers, sponsors, or suppliers.
  • HR support for employment, recruitment, and immigration.
  • Regulatory support for compliance, licensing, and standards.
  • Property support for acquisition, development, funding, and disposal.
  • International support for mega-events, visas, and overseas transfers.

Providing on-demand support remotely, or fully embedding into your own teams, our specialists will develop a deep understanding of your position before they act on your behalf and help you win the game.

How can we help you?

Championship experience

Our sports law solicitors work at international level for individual athletes, team players, families, clubs, sponsors, venues, organisers, governing bodies, and any individual or party connected to sport. We have particular experience dealing with:

  • Premier League football
  • Premiership rugby
  • Olympic athletes
  • Formula 1
  • T20 cricket
  • eSports

Whichever sport you have interests in, we have the experience, connections, and expertise required to help you take home the trophy.

Hear what our clients say about our Sports Law sector

“Exceptional service” from dispute resolution partner leads to testimonial

Simon Beasley was quick to act when a disagreement between two owners of an equestrian practice required...

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