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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About the Author
The 2TG Sports Law Team led by Nina Goolamali QC comprises specialist advocates who have extensive experience of acting for clients in high profile or sensitive matters across all major sports including football, rugby (union and league), motorsports (F1, MotoGP, motocross, Formula 3 and karting), cycling, equestrianism, cricket, skiing, gymnastics, martial arts, netball and tennis.