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Sports Law

The experienced solicitors at Ramsdens provide a wide range of services for people within the sports industry, including athletes, clubs, associations, agents or governing bodies. We have dealt with household names, and are well placed to offer legal support for a range of issues.

We also provide advice to clubs in relation to sponsorship and other commercial agreements, along with employment disputes, including proceedings under the Football League and FA Regulations, as well as Employment Tribunal and High Court actions.

Speak to us today by calling 01484 821 554 or fill out an online enquiry form and we will get back to you at a time that is convenient for you.

Services for athletes

Our sports law team handles all cases with the utmost confidentiality, and we are on hand to guide you throughout a variety of legal processes, including:

  • Transfer negotiations
  • Intellect property
  • Personal endorsements
  • Image rights
  • Immigration services for players
  • Sports and other injuries
  • Media and entertainment
  • Personal legal requirements

Services for clubs

  • Sports sponsorship
  • Stadium-naming rights
  • Media
  • Intellectual property and rights protection
  • Immigration services for clubs
  • Corporate, employment and property
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Our experience

Previously we have:

  • Acted for Chief Scout at a Premiership football club in a bonus dispute
  • Advised a Coca Cola football league club on their new main sponsorship agreement
  • Advised a fitness television channel on main sponsorship agreements
  • Advised a football league club in relation to the dismissal of their manager and first team coach
  • Advised a number of football clubs in relation to player transfer agreements
  • Advised a semi-pro football club in relation to their stadium sponsorship agreement
  • Advised a Super League rugby club about trademark issues involving badge and mascot
  • Advised an ex-England test player on his departure from his county club
  • Advised an international cricketer in his dispute with his club and league
  • Drafted a new managerial contract for a football league club
  • Negotiated image rights on behalf of a football club involving an England international player
  • Negotiated the main sponsorship agreement for a Super League rugby club
  • Recovered a six-figure sum on behalf of a football league club from a Premiership side relating to unpaid transfer fees

Contact us

Contact the sports law solicitors at Ramsdens today for legal advice relating to a variety of issues. Call us on 01484 821 500 or fill out an online enquiry form and we will be in touch at a time that is suitable for you.