Sports Law

Our sports law team has advised clients on a wide range of legal issues across a variety of different sports. We have built a strong foundation based upon providing clients with a personal and engaging experience. Our clients include clubs, sponsors, federations, and individual athletes.

For sports organisations, associations and clubs, we work as part of your team to allow you to focus on achieving your objectives without the distraction of legal issues.

Areas of Specialism include:

  • Regulatory governance, disciplinary and doping issues
  • Insolvency and restructuring
  • Reputation management
  • Contract negotiations and commercial arrangements
  • Sponsorship, merchandising, broadcasting and image rights
  • Employment and commercial disputes
  • Sports arbitration and mediation
  • Event and facility management
  • Property related matters, including disputes
  • Club formation, structure and governance.

We are also able to draw on advice and support from colleagues in the firm who are experts in corporate, competition, employment, data protection and other areas of law.

I cannot praise you and your team enough for the professional way you handled my situation, you have been so kind and reassuring in what has been a very emotional and distressing time.

Melanie Steeples, FAMILY

Thanks again for your help you have been the fastest solicitors I have ever used. I will use you again in the future for anything I need!

Jodie Beaton, PROPERTY

I have used Sophie Cannon on a few occasions and feel her service to her clients are outstanding, very professional and would highly recommend to friends/family. I look forward to do business with Sophie/Paul Robinson shortly.

Sophie Cannon, PROPERTY

I thank you for conducting what I consider to be a first class job on my behalf and wish you every success in the future

Melanie Steeples, FAMILY

Faultless service, fantastic in all areas. The service from start to finish was exceptional – the best I have known.

Susan Cheesewright, PROPERTY
Sports Law