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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Global Sports Advocates is an internationally recognized law firm solely dedicated to the practice of sports law. Having represented clients from more than 50 different countries and more than 50 different sports, Global Sports Advocates has seen and done it all for international sports stakeholders from professional, collegiate, and Olympic athletes to coaches, teams, and governing bodies.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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