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| Seth Roe and Ellie Sergeant | Employment Law, Cricket, Athlete Welfare, Sports, Football, Blogs, Articles, Regulation & Governance, Wiggin LLP

The Azeem Rafiq Case: How Sports Can Better Tackle Player Discrimination

Fans defacing player murals, sexist comments from coaches, racist locker-room remarks: discrimination in sport can, unfortunately, take many forms. The difficult task of reducin...

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We are legal specialists in sports media rights, content exploitation and brand activation.

Sport is global and our experience is too. Our clients include organisations from across the industry, from federations and governing bodies through to clubs, sponsors and esports organisations, so we really know the ‘business of sport’.

As sports fans, we share common goals with you and will push beyond the usual legal advisory role to identify opportunities and maximise the value of your sports or esports property


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Fan Tokens And The Sport Industry: Key Legal And Commercial Risks

What do the Caribbean Premier League, FC Barcelona, Everton FC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Asto...
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| Joshua Kay | Media Rights, Sports, Football, Blogs, Articles, Wiggin LLP

The Premier League TV Rights Deal Rollover – A Break From The Norm

As the world’s sporting media focussed on the launch of the European Super League in April 2021, the Premier League’s...
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| Matthew Curran-Whitburn | Media Rights, Blogs, Articles, Intellectual Property, Wiggin LLP

Combatting the threat of drones to sports media and data rights

There has long pervaded the issue of unofficial filming and data collection in-stadia. From “courtsiding” at tennis m...
| Joshua Kay | Athlete Welfare, Sports, Commercial, Blogs, Articles, Wiggin LLP

What Effect Could The Unionisation Of Influencers Have On Gaming Content Creators (Inc. Sports Stars)?

The Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG – AFTRA) is a body that represents...

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