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Sport

As a firm we recognise the power of sport to inspire young lives, to improve social cohesion and health and the role which it has, both nationally and internationally, to enhance co-operation between communities. We are proud of our association with much of the UK's finest sports infrastructure and of our recognised expertise in the world of sports commerce.

We have built a strong reputation as being one of the UK's leading firms of lawyers to the sports and stadia sector and our highly specialist and multi-disciplinary sports team has extensive experience in providing relevant and concise advice which is easily interpreted and implemented. We are able to anticipate issues and opportunities, and manage them to achieve the maximum benefit for our clients.

In relation to major events, we are able to advise on:

Commercial/Media Rights – including sponsorship, staging agreements, brand protection, trade marks, design rights and breach of copyright

Infrastructure – where our team of experienced sports and leisure lawyers combine complementary skills in banking, project and asset financing, construction, commercial and property law

Health & Safety – covering, amongst others, sports stadium traffic, evacuation, terrorism, food & drink, gates and barriers

Real Estate Management – closely allied to our projects work. Property services include, planning, environmental advice and portfolio management

Construction – including appropriate means of procurement, framework agreements, partnering arrangements and traditional construction agreements, consultancy agreements, insurance, bonds and guarantees

Corporate – covering mergers, acquisitions, disposals, takeovers and joint ventures

Human Resources – focused, up-to-date advice on all areas of employment law

Insurance – advising insurers, intermediaries and insured's in all areas, including insurance wordings and coverage for sports professionals and clubs

Please refer to our sports sector credential sheet for details on our experience.

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