We have a wealth of experience in the sports sector, delivering commercially focused, practical solutions to a wide range of legal issues.
Our clients include sports professionals and teams, organising and governing bodies, and sponsors and agents. We have advised on a number of world games and other major sporting events and have considerable experience of acting for rights holders and hosts in respect of single venues or events with venues in multiple cities or countries.
Our industry experience and insight, allied to the commercial mindset that typifies our approach, enables us to provide our clients with pragmatic advice and, where possible, anticipate problems rather than merely reacting to them. We have been involved with many high-profile events and transactions, but we are equally at home handling the everyday aspects of the sports business.
We have supported clients on a range of a matters including:
- Image rights and other intellectual property
- Merchandising and other commercial arrangements,
- All kinds of dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration and litigation
- Broadcasting and web rights
- Online business activities
- Event management
- Governing body regulatory issues
Our sector experience spans a wide range of sports including motor racing, where we have advised teams and drivers in Formula 1, A1 GP, World Rally, Cart, Indy Car and Moto GP, and cricket, football, golf and cycling.