Intellectual Property

39 Essex Chambers

39 Essex Chambers

In the sports law sector members of 39 Essex Chambers offer a full service, multi-disciplinary approach, with expertise in commercial contracts, service agreements, image rights, intellectual property, competition law, state aid, insurance coverage, governance, disciplinary, licensing, gaming, tax, VAT, planning, stadium construction and safety, immigration, anti-doping, selection and eligibility, judicial review and safeguarding. When required, members are able to call on their commercial experience in dealing with fraud and corruption issues.

4 New Square

4 New Square

4 New Square’s barristers have a strong reputation for sports law – both in relation to sports disciplinary law and commercial sporting matters. 

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Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company is the first Middle East Law firm to operate a dedicated Sports & Events Management practice and provide a comprehensive range of legal services throughout the Middle East region, covering all areas relevant to the sports industry.

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ALTIUS

Our Sports Law practice consists entirely of leading experts who are each specialists in the field’s various legal issues and at the same time have a profound understanding of the sports business.

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.

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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

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

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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.

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Kerman & Co

Kerman & Co’s experienced team has been at the forefront of the development of sports law.  The sports team established over 35 years ago, has led ground-breaking work involving complex litigation on issues such as competition, ticketing and anti-doping in addition to all aspects of commercial, intellectual property and regulatory law in the sports sector.

LawNK

LawNK

LawNK is a boutique law firm established in 2006 and based in Bengaluru, India. Widely considered India’s premier sports law practice, we have inter alia advised the International Cricket Council on the organization of the ICC Cricket World 2011 in the sub-continent.

Level Law

Level

Level is an ambitious and innovative law firm offering first class legal advice to the most prominent clients in media, entertainment and sport. Founded in 2017 by four leading sports and media lawyers, all of whom are renowned specialists in their fields, Level has gained immediate high ranking in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

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Lewis Silkin

Lewis Silkin’s 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.

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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.

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Onside Law

Onside Law specialises in providing legal advice to clients in the sports industry.

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Penningtons Manches LLP

Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm which provides high quality legal advice tailored to both businesses and individuals.
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RPC

Our multi-disciplinary sports team provides a full service to our sports clients. Our clients include national sports governing bodies, Premiership football clubs, sponsors, investors, broadcasters and brands.

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.

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Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP

The Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP Sports Law Practice Group offers market leading experience and expertise in the legal, commercial and regulatory issues affecting the sports industry around the globe.

Thomas Cooper LLP

Thomas Cooper LLP

Thomas Cooper’s Sports Group was set up in 2005 and is ranked by Legal 500, as one of the UK’s leading sports practices. The team regularly works with intermediaries, footballers, rugby players, top level managers, coaches and sports executives on contentious and non-contentious issues. 

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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.