Derry is a Trainee Solicitor, undertaking his final seat in the Sports Group at Harbottle & Lewis LLP. He has worked on a range of commercial agreements for clients within the sport industry and has a particular interest in matters relating to the acquisition of rights. Derry has worked with sports governing bodies, professional football clubs, Olympic athletes and sports managements agencies on a variety of matters.
Derry also carried out a work placement with the Premier League prior to commencing his Training Contract, assisting in relation to the Premier League’s broadcasting deal with Sky.
Derry has a keen interest in a wide range of sports and has a particular passion for rugby, having been a member of the London Irish RFC squad. He represented England Under 19s at the 2005 World Cup in Durban.
You can connect with Derry at https://www.linkedin.com/pub/derry-coughlan/30/9a5/463