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Sports Disputes

Protecting the game

In recent times there has been a steady rise in the number and profile of major sports disputes.

We help our clients with everything from regulatory and disciplinary issues to sponsorship, the exploitation of broadcasting and other rights, arbitration and acquisitions and/or restructurings of sports governing bodies.

We act for sponsors, television companies, gaming and wagering entities, governing bodies, clubs, teams and individuals, and our clients include BSkyB, West Ham, Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, the Horserace Betting Levy Board and Tabcorp.

Our practice has wide-ranging experience of the sector in the UK, Europe, Asia, North America and Australia.


Insights and updates

12th September 2022
In this podcast Steven Jacobs is joined by industry insider guests to discuss current issues...
12th September 2019
The ACCC has issued final Guidelines on how Australia’s competition laws will apply to intellectual...
19th May 2016
You may have seen recent press coverage about James Hird’s failed Court bid to recover...

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