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.
Sport touches on almost every practice within the firm including litigation, employment, reputation management, insolvency/restructuring, investigations, immigration, commercial, real estate, pensions, family and tax/wealth planning. We are one of the only firms that can fully support international non-domiciled athletes and players coming into the UK who need specific and complex wealth management and tax planning among other legal advice.
We have a track record of providing advice at many levels in the sector, including governing bodies, teams, players, agents, venue owners, sponsors and broadcasters across a variety of different sports including football, rugby, golf, boxing, sailing and motorsports.
Members of our team have spent time working in-house or on secondments to sports businesses. Their first-hand understanding is fundamentally important to our practical and solutions-focused approach.
The firm has a broad international focus supported by well-established links with law firms throughout the world. Penningtons Manches Cooper is a member of Multilaw and the European Law Group, networks with representatives in over 100 countries, and many of our lawyers play leading roles in various international bodies.
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