Sports

We know sports law

We know…

  • That sporting professionals and sporting bodies need legal advisers that can offer relevant, immediate advice and support on a range of issues leaving them free to concentrate on sporting performance and achievement.
  • That the professional sporting arena requires individuals and sporting bodies to consider a range of legal issues such as intellectual property rights and governance issues
  • That having legal advisers who have an experienced and respected sports law division can provide that competitive edge in the sports market

Within the sports law team are solicitors who, not only have a wide variety of legal skills, but who are also keen sportspeople in their own right, with some having achieved impressive success within their chosen sport. We not only have the legal expertise to advise our sports clients but also have an appreciation of their needs in their sporting and personal lives and in sports business.

Some members of our team are directors or board members of sporting organisations and have first hand experience of the administrative, governance and compliance issues that sporting bodies are required to address. We are well placed to offer practical, as well as legal advice, to sporting bodies and organisations on a whole range of matters from selection procedures to governance issues.

The sports law team provide a complete legal service to sports professionals, sporting bodies and organisations on a national and international level.