Sports Law

Sports law is a relatively new, complex, fast changing and commercially demanding area of law. Our network of specialist sports lawyers, benefiting from an extensive expertise and know how, can offer professional and expert advice to individual athletes, clubs, governing bodies, and sports agencies.

Their expertise spans across a variety of sport including (but not exclusive to): football, swimming, rugby union, rugby league, cricket, tennis, motor racing, horse racing, athletics, boxing and judo.

Specialist areas of sports law

Our range of services within sports law includes:

  • Employment and contractual issues
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Sports injury
  • Sponsorship agreements
  • Arbitration, litigation and mediation
  • Corporate restructuring, finance and tax
  • Sports stadium development and 2012 procurement
  • Broadcast, media and image rights
  • Insurance and professional indemnity
  • Disciplinary disputes (including doping matters)
  • Intellectual property
  • Licensing, copyright, trademarks and merchandising agreements
  • Advice regarding dealings with specific sports regulatory bodies
  • Appeals against decisions taken by specific sports regulatory bodies

How we can help

Caven has more than 5,000 solicitors across the UK on its network, including sports solicitors. We can find the best sports law solicitors for you based on your preferences. We make getting legal advice easy.

Caven is the UK’s leading legal brokerage company, helping you find the right sports solicitor. If you need advice on sports law call us on 08001 221 2299 or fill in the web-form above and let our dedicated case handlers match you to the best solicitor for your needs.

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