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UNDERSTAND THE RULES OF THE GAME

Gateley Plc

Gateley Plc has built an in depth understanding and experience of the sports and leisure sector from many years of providing high quality, commercial and practical legal advice to clients. As a result of our sector expertise we are always able to meet the demands of any sports or leisure business. Not only are we one of the few law firms that has the relevant expertise to deliver first class advice on all issues that sport and leisure clients may face, our experience in this sector is market leading, as acknowledged by Legal 500. We are ranked in Tier 1 for Sports and John Burns (1st Key individual) is also ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’.

Our wide range of experience within the sports industry means that we can advise sports clients on all issues that they may face, including:

  • property and stadia matters (including construction and planning)
  • sponsorship agreements
  • athlete agreements
  • brand protection and exploitation
  • commercial contracts (including kit manufacturing and supply agreements, retail agreements, venue hire and marketing arrangements)
  • club sale/purchase
  • governance issues
  • safeguarding policies
  • data protection
  • competition issues
  • employment matters.

Our clients include household names such as Manchester City FC, Everton FC, West Ham United FC; the International Netball Federation, British Amateur Boxing Association, Lancashire County Cricket Club and Chester Race course. We are on the panel framework for Sport England and we are the main legal advisor to the Sport and Recreation Alliance, providing advice across the varied sports disciplines of their 320 members.

Address

  • Street: Ship Canal House 98 King Street
  • Postcode: M2 4WU
  • City: Manchester
  • State: England
  • Country: United Kingdom

Contact

  • Tel: 01618367923
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Key Individuals

John Burns

John Burns

Partner

Stephen Roberts

Stephen Roberts

Partner

Conor Hannon

Conor Hannon

Solicitor

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