Martin Ross

Martin Ross

Martin practices commercial law with extensive experience in contracts and commercial litigation. Martin focuses on corporate, commercial, regulatory and private clients, with particular expertise in the sports and media sectors.

Martin’s clients include public and private corporations, numerous sporting organisations, governing bodies, athletes, sponsors, agencies and high profile individuals. Martin has advised clients including:

  • Australian Football League (AFL)
  • Australian Sports Commission
  • Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee
  • Carlton & United Breweries
  • Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports (COMPPS)
  • Cricket Australia
  • Cummins South Pacific
  • Cycling Australia
  • Holden Special Vehicles
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC)
  • MTAA Super
  • Netball World Cup 2015
  • PGA of Australia
  • Sauber Motorsport (Formula 1 team)
  • V8 Supercars
  • Victorian Racing Club
  • Walkinshaw Racing
  • Various media production companies.

Martin has worked on high profile and complex transactions and litigation, including media rights transactions, major sponsorship agreements, M&A in sport, governance, and rules and regulations.

Martin is well known for his expert, prompt and commercially focused advice on high profile, high value and strategically important matters.

He has been listed in 2015 Who’s Who Legal International Directory in Sports and Entertainment law and in the Best Lawyers in Australiapeer review in sports law. Martin is a director of the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA) and a founding and current member of the Law Institute’s Sports Law Committee.



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