Daniel McDonagh, Associate
Dan is a litigation and disputes lawyer specialising in the sports sector.
Dan is an associate in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team and is an active member of the firm’s sports sector team.
Dan has a broad range of civil litigation experience, but works primarily in contentious and regulatory sports matters, as well as on media and defamation disputes and data protection matters.
Dan is admitted to practice in England and Wales.
Closing the Cookie Jar
Opportunistic claims for misuse of online tracking cookies are on the rise. Proactively ensuring compliance is key to avoiding claims.
Keep Your Enemies Close – Multi-Club Ownership in UEFA Competition
Blue Sky Linking
Daniel looks at Sky's recent success in obtaining interim protection from infringement of their broadcast rights
Don’t Gamble on Bingo Ads, Warns ASA
The ASA has issued a reminder to advertisers that bingo adverts will be treated as gambling ads for the purpose of standards regulation.
Burn After Redditting – Scottish Court of Session Lays Down Marker for Online Copyright Protection
Sky UK Ltd have successfully obtained interim protection from infringement of their broadcast rights through links posted on Reddit.
Transfer of Power: Brexit and the Football Transfer Market
Nowhere in football will the effect of Brexit more keenly be felt than in the transfer market.
The EPL's Fantasy Nightmare
Sports Self-Regulation on Thin Ice
Dan McDonagh analyses the judgement upholding banning athletes who participate in non-sanctioned events as anti-competitive.
CMA Chief Executive Calls for New Regime to Regulate Digital Markets
The CMA has outlined its vision for a stricter regime for monitoring anti-competitive practice in online commerce.
Think of the Children – ASA Showcases New Approach to Online Protection of Minors
The Advertising Standards Authority published the results of an investigation into online advertising on platforms frequented by children.
New fans, new media
Before the pandemic hit, concern had already begun to grow within traditional sports that the viewing demographic was ageing unsustainably.
High Street Revisited
Permitted development: a right to add new storeys to your home
A new right applies to allow the upward extension of existing dwelling houses in certain circumstances.
David Fyfield and Daniel McDonagh write for Financier Worldwide on the entitlement of employees to additional compensation for patented inventions
Dawn of the Baller Bond?
Basketball Star Spencer Dinwiddie is Pioneering a Bold New Approach to Athlete’s Earnings.