We are a top ranked sports practice who have been at the forefront of providing legal advice to the sports sector for over 100 years and have acted in many of the leading cases that have helped to shape what is now known as ‘sports law’.
We are go-to advisers for governing bodies, major clubs, elite athletes, brands and agencies. Our experience spans the full spectrum of sports, including football, rugby, horse racing, Formula 1, cricket, e-sports, boxing, tennis, greyhound racing, athletics, cycling and many more.
Our team consists of specialists who work exclusively within sport and are recognised by clients and independent commentators as market leaders. We are experts in the following areas:
- governance and regulation
- financial regulation
- sponsorship and other commercial contracts
- acquisitions and financing
- player transfers, contracts and image rights
- reputation management
- sports litigation, and
- sports: private
Sports Governance Update
On 31 October, UK Sport and Sport England published “A Code for Sports Governance”
Britain votes to leave the EU: The implications for your business and your sector
Today is a historical milestone: The UK has voted to leave the European Union in a country-wide referendum.