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Esports Law

Esports has emerged as a mainstream entertainment industry.

As the various esports ecosystems continue to develop, we help endemic and non-endemic clients to grow and protect their business and navigate the legal challenges. We work with a number of exciting stakeholders in the esports sector, from teams, game publishers and technology providers to businesses investing in the sector. We recognise the expanding potential of esports, and our specialist team brings together experts from across sports and technology to provide a rounded legal service that is dedicated to helping you take advantage of opportunities and succeed.

Our Gaming and Sports legal teams work together to ensure that we provide esports legal advice that accounts for both factions.

We advise on and negotiate the full spectrum of games related agreements including licensing deals, development and publishing agreements, end user licence agreements, merchandising and all forms of rights exploitation agreements. Our Gaming practice have also advised on numerous investments in and business sales of gaming companies.

Esports legal advice

We combine this with an industry leading sports team with experience advising governing bodies, elite athletes, event owners, brands and agencies on the full range of issues in the sector, including investments, sponsorship, rules and regulations, media rights, IP and financing.

If you are an esports team, or a stakeholder looking to expand into the esports market, please get in touch to see how we might be able to help.

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