Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith

Charlotte is a Director in the employment team at Walker Morris. She acts for a number of Premier League and Football League clubs and agents.  She advises on all aspects of the employment relationship and regularly acts for clubs in respect of employment litigation, including player and manager related disputes and arbitration proceedings, along with employment tribunal claims. Clients value Charlotte's in depth-understanding of their businesses and her ability to 'balance the commercial and legal requirements' when providing advice (Legal 500).

Charlotte has extensive experience of drafting and negotiating contracts of employment for football managers/head coaches and their coaching staff, acting on a number of recent deals (including two Premier League clubs and AFC Bournemouth's appointment of Scott Parker and team).

Charlotte also advises on sport immigration matters and has recently successfully advised a number of clubs in sponsoring overseas individuals through both the Skilled Worker and International Sportsperson routes.


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