We advise a number of businesses, organisations and individuals operating in the sporting and leisure sectors.
Our expertise in this sector is widely acknowledged and is reflected in leading legal publications such as The Legal 500.
We have acquired our experience in this sector by acting for national, regional and local organisations, who operate at both amateur and professional level across a range of sports including rugby, football, golf, hockey, swimming, fishing and cricket. We also act for professional sports persons.
Our team of experts at Morgan LaRoche are able to advise in respect of a diverse range of legal issues whether it be a sponsorship agreement, employment contract or an intellectual property issue.
Recent examples of instructions that we have undertaken in this include:
- Incorporation of a club into a private company limited by guarantee.
- Sponsorship agreements.
- Disposal of a sporting premises.
- Constitutional and governance advice to a club.
- Preparation of Player Contracts and advising in relation to negotiations with Sports Agents.