When is an athlete’s management agreement in restraint of trade? Lessons from Hamilton Management Group v. Paul Di Resta case
In this article Nina Goolamali, head of the Sports Team at 2 Temple Gardens, reviews the doctrine of restraint of trade in the context of Formula 1®racing following the Hamilton Management Group v Paul Di Resta litigation in which she was instructed by Paul Di Resta as Junior Counsel, led by Paul Downes QC (also of 2 Temple Gardens).
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- Tags: Commercial Law | Contract Law | Employment Law | Football | Formula 1 | Litigation | Motorsport | Player Contracts | Restraints of Trade | United Kingdom (UK)
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Nina Goolamali KC, 39 Essex Chambers, is highly regarded as a skilled and commercially astute advocate in her chosen fields of personal injury and sport. Described as being “one of the go-to KCs” who “prepares impeccably” and “inspires confidence”, she is regularly instructed on behalf of Defendants in multi-million pound press sensitive cases especially when a new duty or standard of care is being advanced.