A former competitive fencer, Libby is now an equally enthusiastic employment and sports lawyer. She acts for both employers and senior executives and also for sports clubs' agents and athletes. Having a real passion for the law, Libby enjoys coming up with creative and practical solutions to even the most novel issues.
Complementary to her employment law practice, Libby is also instructed on a range of sports law matters involving both employment and regulatory advice. Her clients include a professional football club, motorsport brand and several top level sports coaches, agents and managers. Libby has previously been a board director of British Fencing, with a particular responsibility for equality issues.
- The employment status and rights of funded athletes in the UK
- How football clubs must change to meet the needs of disabled fans
- What sports organisations need to consider when offering internships and volunteer roles
- How to deal with managing the departure or retention of elite sports coaches
- Key difficulties lawyers can face when trying to settle high profile sports employment disputes