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Sport

As you would expect from specialist sports lawyers, we understand the issues facing our clients in the sports sector. Issues ranging from funding to sponsorship and the exploitation of intellectual property rights all have an impact on our sports clients. We believe that sharing our commercial and legal experience with our clients will help them to achieve their business goals.

We continue to differentiate our practice from our competitors by demonstrating our legal expertise and knowledge of the sports industry by introducing sources of funding to our sports clients.

Our Sports Group is a fully integrated multi-disciplinary practice which advises on a wide range of sports related work.

Expertise
  • acquisition and funding of sports businesses
  • brand protection
  • betting and gaming
  • commercial agreements
  • competition
  • dispute resolution
  • employment
  • endorsements
  • intellectual property
  • merchandising
  • project finance
  • regulatory and disciplinary issues
  • sponsorship and sports marketing
  • ticketing
  • TV and media rights
  • stadia development

Our clients include sports bodies and regulators, marketing agencies, sponsors, sports brand owners, broadcasters and professional clubs.