SPORTS LAW CASE STUDIES

Please see below some examples of our Sports Law case studies. If you wish to make any further enquiries or consult our barristers, please click here.

SPORTS LAW CASE STUDIES

Please see below some examples of our Sports Law case studies. If you wish to make any further enquiries or consult our barristers, please click here.

 Akaminko & Eskisehir Football Club

Advice and representation in a multi-million pound renegotiation and renewal of an international footballer’s employment contract plus additional sponsorship and image rights contracts.

Allan Hewitt -v- British Parachute Association

Advice and representation in challenging the refusal by the British Parachute Association to the renewal of an instructor’s license in sports arbitration proceedings with Sports Resolutions.

 CSM -v- Opare

Advice and representation in a claim valued in excess of £1million by a sports management company against an international professional footballer for breach of contract and loss of earnings. This case involves proceedings in the courts and separate proceedings in sports arbitration under the FA rule K.

Kanu -v- Portsmouth Football Club

Advice and representation in a claim brought by an international footballer for breach of contract against a football club. This case also concerned issues of insolvency, football creditors rule and player image rights.

Portsmouth Football Club – In Administration

Sat on Creditors Committee of the insolvency of a football club to assist with the restructuring of the club and its exit from insolvency and representing the interest of a broad range of the clubs creditors.

PPL v. Azimi and Mojito Lounge (UK) Limited

Drafting correspondence for during settlement negotiations with music publishing company.

H Company 2 Limited v. Shoreditch Cottage Limited

Advising business on commercial leasehold, premises licences, negotiating and settling proceedings.

AFA v. A O

Advising football player on disciplinary proceedings.

Nu Design & Build Ltd

Advising small business on Data Protection Rules and Regulations.

CSM v. Ocran

Obtaining judgment for sports management company against player’s new adviser for breach of contract.

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Our approach to legal practice is always to articulate creative and value-adding solutions for clients whilst delivering timely, efficient and affordable professional services. All clients conduct their affairs within a legal context and Mercantile Barristers’ role is to advise on the conduct of their transactions and affairs in ways that avoid conflict and disputes.

 

However, should a dispute become inevitable, then our prior engagement would have assured that all the necessary precautions have been taken and mitigating steps adopted. Thus, clients will begin any dispute resolution in a strong position to achieve their desired objectives.

 

Whether by adjudication, arbitration, litigation, members at Mercantile Barristers will adopt a firm, swift and decisive approach to achieve the best possible results for clients within the shortest possible time. We recognise that no two cases are the same, so we will adapt our style to suit the occasion.

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      VALUE ADDING APPROACH

      Our approach to legal practice is always to articulate creative and value-adding solutions for clients whilst delivering timely, efficient and affordable professional services. All clients conduct their affairs within a legal context and Mercantile Barristers’ role is to advise on the conduct of their transactions and affairs in ways that avoid conflict and disputes.

       

      However, should a dispute become inevitable, then our prior engagement would have assured that all the necessary precautions have been taken and mitigating steps adopted. Thus, clients will begin any dispute resolution in a strong position to achieve their desired objectives.

       

      Whether by adjudication, arbitration, litigation, members at Mercantile Barristers will adopt a firm, swift and decisive approach to achieve the best possible results for clients within the shortest possible time. We recognise that no two cases are the same, so we will adapt our style to suit the occasion.

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