Sports & Esports Legal Clinic

Fladgate’s sports business group is offering a limited number of free sessions at our sports and esports legal clinic.

Do you operate in sports or esports and have a legal issue?

Are you a:

  • Sports business?
  • Player?
  • Athlete?
  • Team?

If so you may be eligible, please get in touch via the form below.

“Fladgate ┬áhave been of amazing support for the second season of the WFH league. They were key to make sure we won’t have any issues with sponsors, casters, teams and rules!” – Nicolo Portunato, COO & Co-Founder of Platform

“The Clinic is a fantastic initiative from Josh and the Fladgate team. Initiatives such as this should do the esports industry a world of good, and kudos to Fladgate for offering it!” – Sam Cooke, Managing Director at Esports Insider & Co-Founder at WFH League


Who Are We

We have an ‘end-to-end’ ability to work with all stakeholders, ranging from governing bodies, rights holders, clubs and institutions to agencies, investors, funders and athletes. The team has exceptional expertise in advising stakeholders on international major sporting events, commercial rights exploitation and advising on complex commercial litigation in sport. We also have a market leading reputation for international sports investment and finance. Our Sports Business Group recently acted for Guild Esports on their admission to the Official List and to trading the London Stock Exchange (the company is the first esports franchise to join the LSE) as well as their investor agreement with David Beckham.


We have supported clients on a range of a matters including:

  • Image rights and other intellectual property
  • Sponsorship
  • Merchandising and other commercial arrangements,
  • All kinds of dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration and litigation
  • Broadcasting and web rights
  • Fundraising
  • Online business activities
  • Event management
  • Governing body regulatory issues

Our Team

Alan Wetterhahn

James Earl


Joshua Bennett

Thomas Edwards

Get In Touch

Please enter the details of your query below and we will endeavour to match you with a relevant member of our Sports Business Group.

  • In 200 words or less.