We provide a full service, multi-disciplinary approach to sports law.
Our barristers have expertise in commercial contracts, service agreements, image rights, intellectual property, competition law, state aid, insurance coverage, governance, disciplinary, licensing, gaming, tax, VAT, planning, stadium construction and safety, immigration, anti-doping, selection and eligibility, judicial review and safeguarding.
We act for domestic and international sport governing bodies, clubs, owners, agents, sportspersons, employees, other participants, sponsors, corporates, commercial contracting parties, insurers, policyholders and educational institutions.
Our sports law team has experience advising and representing clients and sitting on arbitration panels in all the main areas of professional sport. This experience includes disputes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Europe and Oceania.
Our barristers appear regularly as advocates, panel chairmen and members in disciplinary tribunal proceedings domestically and internationally, particularly in professional football (FAPL, FA, EFL, FIFA), athletics and sailing.