Sports Services

Definitive, the firm’s Sports Management and Representation team, provide a full sports management service to clients.

The sports law team advise individuals on high profile sporting contracts ranging from sponsorship agreements to image rights. Our sports law team has the in-depth sports industry knowledge and experience needed to provide quality legal advice.

Drug testing, contract issues and employment conflicts can be worrying, time consuming and can distract you from your sporting goals. The team are experienced in dealing with regulatory issues and negotiating contractual matters.

Members of our team excel in dealing with sports disputes and have experience of resolving disputes at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne and through other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Our considerable experience in this area will ensure that you receive appropriate advice in the most straightforward and practical terms.

The sports law team can advise you on:

  • Commercial agreements (including media, sponsorship and image rights)

  • Players' contracts and transfers

  • Sports arbitration (domestic and international) and litigation

  • Disciplinary representations

  • Regulatory issues

  • Contract disputes

  • Intellectual property disputes

  • Employment matters

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Key Contact

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Client Services Manager

Melanie is dedicated to providing PR, marketing and sponsorship to clients

Legal Commentary

"The team represents a growing stable of para-sports personalities, including Aled Davies, across a range of sponsorship and contractual matters. Leveraging the firm's expertise for personal injury work, the team also regularly handles work on behalf of sports persons in relation to sports injuries."

 

Legal 500, 2019

Our popular bulletins and events will keep you abreast of the latest legal developments.

A case where a good system of record keeping and comprehensive witness evidence was sufficient to defeat a claim, the potential costs consequences where fundamental dishonesty is not established, as well as various case summaries.

This edition covers recent case-law and the new rules for pleading credit hire claims.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Speakers included Simon Evans, Peter Bennett, Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC.

This edition includes a case where our client’s good system of record keeping and comprehensive witness evidence was sufficient to defeat a claim following an accident in a primary school, the potential costs consequences where fundamental dishonesty is not established, as well as various case summaries.

This edition covers recent case-law and the new rules for pleading credit hire claims.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Simon Evans considered the impact of the Civil Liability Act 2018, Peter Bennett provided a regulatory update and Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC, discussed recent developments following CN v Poole BC [2019] UKSC 25.

Enquiries

Head Office

Capital Tower

Greyfriars Road

Cardiff

CF10 3AG

Tel: 07747 444 812

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