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.
12KBW’s barristers have significant experience in sports law at all levels of seniority and our silks and juniors regularly appear in courts and specialist tribunals both domestically and internationally across the full range of sports law matters.
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 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.
Ambiel Advogados was established in 2008 as a boutique firm focused on rendering legal services to the sports sector, by practitioners with solid careers with some of the most respected law firms in Brazil who wanted a more personal and individualized form of serving their clients.
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.
ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN is one of the leading full-service commercial law firms in Germany with six offices and more than 150 lawyers, notaries and tax consultants.
Our sports practice group ASD Sports is one of the very few legal practices in the market that can claim to offer full-service legal advice to the entire sports industry. Due to the broad range of legal services provided by our lawyers, all of whom are leading advisors in their respective fields, we cover not only typical legal practice areas relevant to sport such as labour, IP, media, antitrust, association law and dispute resolution, but also more specialized areas such as real estate, M&A, tax and public law.
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.
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.
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.
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
Our sports team provides domestic and international support to some of the world’s best. We give our clients technical and commercial insight based on our contacts and knowledge across the entire sports sector. Our practice brings together specialists across all disciplines to help our clients tackle the most complex industry issues.
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.
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 compliance, investigations, 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.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has over 800 people across England and Wales, providing city-quality legal services to individuals and businesses across the southwest, the West Midlands, Wye Valley and Thames Valley corridors.
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 assisted in diverse range of sports law issues, ranging from sports sponsorship and branding matters to employment issues of professional athletes.
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.
Founded in 2010 by Paolo Lombardi, formerly Head of Disciplinary and Governance at FIFA, following a decade working for football’s governing body, Lombardi Associates offer professional advice and support to football clubs, players, coaches, intermediaries, associations, regulators, and investors worldwide.
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.
Mishcon de Reya's multi-disciplinary Sports Group has acted on some of the most high profile sports matters in recent years and has a track record of delivering success for our clients. Our dedicated team of contentious and non-contentious lawyers is supported by other experts across the firm who have significant sports experience themselves in areas such as immigration, employment, brand protection, reputation management, real estate and tax. We are international in make-up and outlook – we regularly act for clients from around the world and are fluent in a number of foreign languages.
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.
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.
The sports law team at Russells now boasts a prestigious client list across the sports world, from individual sportspeople including athletes, footballers and boxers, to sporting organisations; we have extensive experience acting for promotors, managers, event organisers and other sporting bodies.
Schelstraete Equine Lawyers is an international law firm specialized in (Equine) Sports Law and is a leading force in this field. In addition, Schelstraete Equine Lawyers is founder and part of the international Alliance Group ‘European-US-Asian Equine Lawyers’, a trendsetting alliance of the world’s best Equine Law Firms
Secretariat is an Expert Services, Litigation Consulting, and Economic Advisory firm working with the world’s leading law firms, corporations, and governmental agencies to resolve conflicts and mitigate complex risks. Quality, integrity, and independence are woven into every aspect of our work.
Vandellos Sports Law represents athletes, clubs, national associations, agents and coaches in front of the different dispute resolution bodies and the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne (Switzerland) as well as advising clients on contract drafting and negotiations.