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 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.
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.
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.
At Bird & Bird, we are truly passionate about what we do. In London we have a large team of lawyers dedicated exclusively to sports work, allowing some to be specialist contentious sports lawyers and others to be specialist non-contentious sports lawyers.
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.
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
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.
Our governance work includes assisting sports in achieving compliance with the best practice required by Sports England, the International Olympic Committee, and other relevant bodies, including national governing bodies (“NGBs”). We draw not only on the best aspects of governance structures developed across numerous sports, but also the best aspects of good governance seen across the corporate world
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.
Level is the only ‘new law’ firm in the market which has a specific sector focus on sport, media, entertainment and technology. The specialist sports lawyers that make up the Sport team boast a client roster featuring some of the most prominent national and international federations, teams, agencies and broadcasters in the world of sport, as well as international sporting superstars.
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.
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.
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.
The Saffery Champness Sports & Entertainment Group provide tax and accounting services to a range of sports based clients as well as those in the creative industries such as film, tv, music, video game and fashion to name but a few. In sport, our clients include governing bodies, broadcasters, rights holders, clubs and individual athletes.
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.
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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