Legal issues facing the Sport Sector
Sport has grown into a global, diverse and complex industry worth more than 3% of world trade. With this growth and complexity comes a variety of legal issues faced by various stakeholders, who include:
- event organisers;
- governmental bodies;
- individual athletes;
- international and national governing bodies and agencies;
- investors and financiers;
- rights owners and purchasers;
- sporting clubs and teams;
- sport-related personalities; and
- sports-venue owners.
Eversheds is at the forefront of advising clients in this sector.
Who we are and how we can help Sport Sector organisations with their legal needs
Daniel Hall leads the Sport Sector group, assisted by Daniel Liptrott, with other members of the group coming from across the firm's offices, practice and product groups, and jurisdictions. Our wide national and international geographical spread is one of the key USPs in our offering to clients and potential clients, and matches the international nature of the sector itself.
The sector group has specialist sport law capabilities in the UK, France, Poland, the Czech Republic and South Africa. Given the value of Eversheds' brand and the quality of advisers in the firm we have been able to establish expert knowledge and capability in this sector already.