Tiran Gunawardena

Associate, Mills & Reeve LLP

Tiran is an associate and specialises in international sports arbitration.

He is a dual qualified as an Australian solicitor and chartered accountant and completed a masters degree in international sports law at ISDE (Madrid). Prior to joining Mills & Reeve, Tiran spent four years with the corporate tax and mergers and acquisitions teams at PwC in Sydney.

Additionally, having lived Spain, Australia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, and now the UK, Tiran has developed a broad international network of contacts, particularly in sports law, which are relied upon when clients require legal expertise in foreign jurisdictions.

His work includes:

  • Advising clubs, players, intermediaries and players' unions on football regulatory matters
  • Providing advice to clients in employment, commercial, and litigation matters in cases involving breach of contract, discrimination, right to play issues, training compensation, and agents' fees disputes
  • Representing domestic and international clients before The FA, FIFA, and the Court of Arbitration for Sport
  • Drafting intermediaries contracts for clients in accordance with both the new FA and FIFA regulations on working with intermediaries


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