We advise people and organisations on all aspects of sports law. Our clients include sports governing bodies, clubs, professional sports men and women and amateur sporting organisations and institutions.
Matters we have dealt with include:
- Acting for Jose Mourinho and Chelsea FC in the Ashley Cole "tapping-up" case involving Chelsea Football Club and Arsenal Football Club.
- Acting on behalf of AFC Wimbledon in an appeal before the Football Association to reduce the points penalty.
- Sitting on Tribunals to consider various matters for the Barclays Premier League including the matter of David O'Leary, Sir Bobby Robson and Lawrie Sanchez.
- Representing Didier Drogba in relation to the coin throwing incident (Chelsea FC -v- Burnley FC)
The team is led by Peter Cadman, a highly regarded regulatory lawyer who has wide experience in sports law and all members of our team have substantial levels of experience advising clients in this area.
We also offer our clients the benefit of a broad range of specialist departments for advice on other matters, including employment, residential property, wealth management, tax, reputation management, criminal law and personal injury and family law.