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11KBW

11KBW

11KBW’s barristers advise and represent clients on sports law and sports-related matters, both as a stand-alone specialism and as a natural adjunct to our award-winning employment practice, as well as our highly-acclaimed human rights, regulatory, public, EU, data protection/data privacy and commercial law practices.

2 Temple Gardens

2 Temple Gardens

The 2TG Sports Law Team comprises specialist advocates who have extensive experience of acting for clients in high profile or sensitive matters across all major sports including football, rugby (union and league), motorsports (F1, MotoGP, motocross, Formula 3 and karting), cycling, equestrianism, cricket, skiing, gymnastics, martial arts, netball and tennis.

4 New Square

4 New Square

4 New Square Chambers is one of the leading sets for Sports Law in the UK. Chambers regularly acts for domestic and international governing bodies, clubs, agents, and individual athletes, as well as mediating and arbitrating significant sports disputes.

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Armstrong Teasdale’s experienced team has been at the forefront of the development of sports law. The sports team collectively has over 50 years’ experience providing sport related legal advice and has led ground-breaking work involving complex litigation on issues such as competition, ticketing and brand infringement in addition to all aspects of commercial, intellectual property and regulatory law in the sports sector.

Bermans

Bermans

The experienced sports team at Bermans provides specialist legal advice to a range of individuals and organisations across the sports industry, with considerable experience in football, boxing, rugby and horse racing.

Blackstone Chambers

Blackstone Chambers

Members of Blackstone Chambers have exceptional expertise and experience across all areas of sports law, ranging from state control of the sector, through sports body governance and regulation, and employment and other horizontal relationships between participants, to all aspects of the commercial exploitation of sport.

Blaser Mills Law

Blaser Mills Law

Our specialist team of sports lawyers has represented elite sports professionals, clubs, teams and other parties at the highest levels of sport, including football, motorsport, rugby, cricket and esports; helping them deal quickly with challenges and take full advantage of opportunities.

Brucher Thieltgen & Partners

Brucher Thieltgen & Partners

Brucher Thieltgen & Partners is able to tackle any type of disputes and give advice in a large panel of sports related fields such as employment law, contract negotiation, drafting of commercial contracts, transfer issues, doping-related disputes, intellectual property rights, disciplinary proceedings before sports federations, etc.

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Captivate Legal & Sports Solutions

Captivate’s mission is to provide bespoke legal and sports advice, representation and training to individuals and organisations who want optimum levels of expertise and certainty to match their resources.

Centrefield LLP

Centrefield LLP

Centrefield LLP is a specialist sports practice advising clients in the sports sector across a broad range of areas, including contractual and commercial matters, regulatory and governance, disciplinary issues, (including anti-doping), immigration, employment, sponsorship/partnership arrangements, image rights, corporate, defamation, litigation and criminal law.

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Charles Russell Speechlys

Charles Russell Speechlys is the preeminent law firm for clients in the sport sector, and has been at the forefront of providing legal advice in the sports sector for more than 100 years

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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Frankfurt Kurnit’s Sports Group represents a wide variety of clients, including leagues, teams, international governing bodies, and other rights holders; leading corporate sponsors, sports brands, marketing agencies and content distributors; and well-known athletes, coaches, sportscasters, sportswriters, executives and management companies.

 

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Whether it’s complex M&A transactions, disputes or regulatory advice, we provide clients with everything they need on their most important matters when operating in the sports industry.

We also advise on complianceinvestigations, financings and key employment matters. In addition, we have experience with rights commercialisation in broadcasting, licensing and sponsorship deals and on content distribution, including over-the-top (OTT) services.

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Global Sports Advocates LLC

Global Sports Advocates is a sports law firm devoted to the protection of athletes' rights, the delivery of trusted advice on sports regulation and policy and the management of crisis situations.

Keane Legal

Keane Legal

Keane Legal is a leading European sports law practice located in Brussels at the heart of the European Union, providing counsel on the application of EU law to the regulatory and commercial activities of sports organizations.

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Kellerhals Carrard

Kellerhals Carrard is one of the world’s leading international sports law firms. Its practice covers all areas of sports law, including disputes and commercial matters.

 

Kings Chambers

Kings Chambers

Kings Sport is the name for our market leading sports law team. Members of the team are regularly involved in the most substantial and high-profile cases at a national and international level across a wide range of sports including cycling, football, rugby union and league, boxing, tennis and golf, with a number being recognised by legal directories for their pre-eminent expertise.

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Law Firm of Ingles Laurel Calderon

The Law Firm of Ingles Laurel Calderon (ILC Law) is the only Philippine law firm with a specialized and dedicated practice in sports law. ILC Law has been involved in and helped a diverse range of sports law issues, ranging from golf club advisory and compliance to employment issues of professional athletes.

Level Law

Level

Level is the only ‘new law’ firm in the market which has a specific sector focus on sport, media, entertainment and technology. The specialist sports lawyers that make up the Sport team boast a client roster featuring some of the most prominent national and international federations, teams, agencies and broadcasters in the world of sport, as well as international sporting superstars.

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Lewis Silkin

Lewis Silkin’s leading Sports Business Group works with many of the world’s best known sports brands, as well as for sponsors, agencies and venues across a wide range of sports.
 
Linklaters

Linklaters

Our global, cross-practice sports sector team combines a real passion and understanding of the sector and its specific requirements and pressures (including increased regulatory scrutiny) with exceptional multi-jurisdictional expertise across all areas of corporate/M&A, finance and banking, capital markets and equity financing, commercial, technology and media, crisis management, data protection, IP, dispute resolution, regulatory and compliance investigations, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, anti-trust, employment and tax matters. This puts us in a unique position to be able to provide our clients with a full and seamless end-to-end service to help them successfully navigate the most complex and high-profile matters arising in the sector.

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Littleton

Littleton has a growing reputation for sports law - particularly in the area of employment, commercial and disciplinary/regulatory sports litigation.

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Mills & Reeve LLP

Our sports law team has advised clients on a wide range of legal issues across a variety of different sports for over fifty years. In that time, we have built a strong foundation based upon providing clients with a wealth of experience and a personal and engaging approach. Our clients include clubs, agents, sponsors, players' unions, federations, and some of the best athletes in the world.

Northridge

Northridge

Northridge is an independent law firm that focuses on the most complex and important matters in sport. Founded in 2017, it has already established itself as the firm the sports industry turns to when the stakes are highest. 

Parmars

Parmars

Parmars is an international sports law and business consultancy focused on helping governing bodies, clubs, agencies and players and athletes across from football, futsal, Esports, volleyball, athletics boxing, tennis and cricket many other sports. 

We provide bespoke practical advice and training on a range of matters involving sports law and business, including contentious and non-contentious issues, reputation and crisis management, business development.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a top 50 UK law firm which provides high quality legal advice tailored to both businesses and individuals. Our sports group provides advice across the sector, but with a strong focus on our core areas of football, individuals in sports, motor sports and e-sports.  We have a full-service sports offering, uniquely able to leverage the firm’s strength in acting for both businesses and individuals, including its renowned private wealth sector.

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RPC

RPC’s Sports Group is regularly ranked highly in directories and industry publications.  We know that sport is a passion for you – it's a passion for us, too. Like you, we turn that passion into performance.

For us, a sports practice is different. It's an area where the commercial and personal elements of the work go hand in hand with the technical legal rules. That's what makes it both exciting, and rewarding.

Our core Sports Group offers specialist advice on the full spectrum of issues that touch on the world of sports and eSports, including disciplinary, governance and regulatory issues, and the full range of commercial issues (including sponsorship/endorsements, IP and brand protection, litigation, data protection, and acquisitions).

If you're a brand or sports organisation involved in a scandal and in need of advice on response strategy or the effect on agreements, we can help. If you're a sportsperson who needs guidance on allegations of corruption or other disciplinary issues, we can help with that, too. Our cross-firm team of experts provides technically skilled, commercially grounded, practical advice as a value proposition, focussed on meeting your individual objectives.

Sheridans

Sheridans

Sheridans' industry-recognised Sports Law group works with and within a number of sports, including football, cricket, basketball, tennis, athletics, golf, rugby union and league, table tennis, cycling, badminton and netball, and regularly advises clients (both in the UK and internationally) on all commercial matters relating to sports law.

Stewarts

Stewarts

We help our clients avoid, manage and resolve sports-related disputes. We provide strategic advice to assist in navigating serious, complex and challenging situations.

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Wiggin LLP

The sports team at Wiggin specialises in the acquisition, packaging, exploitation and protection of high value commercial sports rights across all media and technology. They provide advice to organisations and rights holders exploiting audio-visual and data rights and broadcasters and aggregators acquiring such media rights.

 

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