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UNDERSTAND THE RULES OF THE GAME

RPC

RPC is a modern, progressive and commercially-focussed City law firm, with 78 Partners and over 600 employees based in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Bristol.  We were named Law Firm of the Year at The 2014 Lawyer Awards and Best Legal Adviser in Legal Week's annual Client Satisfaction Survey 2013.  As founding member of the TerraLex global network of leading independent legal firms we can provide a seamless worldwide service. 

Our ranked and recommended Sports practice is staffed with experts who operate at the top of their game. Our Team regularly acts for organisations across a number of areas and clients have included Premiership football clubs, national governing body, Formula 1 racing team, sponsors, broadcasters, publishers, sports retailers, brand management companies, gaming and betting companies and insurers (including sports injury, events, stadium, sports products and motorsport and bloodstock insurance).  

We have represented the UK's biggest sports retailer for over 10 years and negotiated one of the largest national football kit and merchandise deals of recent years. Much of our work is international in nature.

We advise on a wide range of issues facing our sports clients and have particular expertise in:

  • Sports retail
  • Kit supply and sponsorship deals and disputes
  • Trade marks and licensing
  • Football rules
  • Image rights protection and enforcement
  • M&A 

Jeremy Drew – Jeremy leads our Sports practice and is an experienced sports lawyer and avid boxing supporter. He is a regular speaker including presenting on image rights at the Wyscout Forum (football scouting and transfers conference). He is recommended by the legal directories for Sport and is winner of the Client Choice International Award for UK IP: Trade Marks 2013 and 2014.

Oliver Bray – Partner, and tennis player, Olly is one of the highest ranked commercial contracts lawyers in the UK. Olly's work includes advising on high profile sponsorship agreements and advertising and co-branding campaigns for major sporting events.

Adam Craggs – Partner and formerly with HMRC, Adam is now gamekeeper turned poacher. He is a specialist in the defence of challenges by HMRC regarding image rights arrangements. His team was awarded Best Tax Team in a Law Firm in 2013 at the Taxation Awards. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Nicole Jahanshahi – Associate and former Great Britain dressage rider.Nicole acted on the multi-jurisdiction sports licensing dispute described by the Court of Appeal as "complex" and "hard fought".

Henry Priestley – Associate and keen rugby supporter. Henry's work includes advising on the interpretation of domestic and international football rules as well as major kit agreements.

Address

  • Street: Tower Bridge House, St Katharine's Way
  • Postcode: W1W 1AA
  • City: London
  • Country: China, Singapore, United Kingdom

Contact

  • Tel: 020 3060 6125
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Key Individuals

Jeremy Drew

Jeremy Drew

Partner

Oliver Bray

Oliver Bray

Partner, [Commercial Contracts]

Adam Craggs

Adam Craggs

Partner

Nicola Jahanshahi

Nicole Jahanshahi

Associate

Henry Priestly

Henry Priestley

Associate

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