Specialist solicitors for the sports sector
Our sports sector team is a leading sports law practice in the United Kingdom and is ranked as a top tier team in The Legal 500 legal directory.
Clarke Willmott has more than 25 years of experience working with sports clients and our reputation within the marketplace is reflected by the calibre of the individuals and organisations we work with. We frequently advise some of the biggest names in professional sport on English law and our clients include professional sports clubs, leading professional players and sports celebrities, elite athletes, national governing bodies, international sports agencies, and leading global brands.
From sports employment disputes and disciplinary matters to stadia construction projects, we can provide you and your business with pro-active, sharp and cost-effective advice for all your legal issues.
Why choose Clarke Willmott
Professional sport is an international business, with transactions often involving acute timeframes. We provide practical, commercial solutions and offer extremely high service of levels, allowing issues to be resolved as quickly as possible.
Our team is responsive and committed to long term relationships. We want to know what is important to you so we can help you achieve your aspirations.
Many of our solicitors play sport and/or have a sporting background. We talk your language, understand your goals, and the special considerations when operating in the business of professional sport.
Whilst diligent, knowledgeable, and technically capable, we frequently receive feedback from clients that our sport solicitors “are not like other lawyers”. The team prides themselves on being able to deliver cutting edge legal advice on very high-profile matters, whilst advising the client in an accessible, user-friendly, and clear manner on their options.