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Sports Law
Our Sports Law Department has been built on the excellent reputation of our firm’s existing range of work and indeed complements them.  Anyone who has been involved in Sports Law realises that it’s not just about negotiating contracts and endorsements for players – there are many complex areas of law in which McFaddens LLP is well-placed to provide first-rate advice and representation – such as Intellectual Property, Litigation, Image Rights, Personal Injury, Property, Employment, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning, Corporate Law and advocacy in Court or Tribunals.

Max Eppel heads up our Sports Law Department and is able to draw on some excellent experience gained both as a Barrister and a Players’ Agent Licensed by The FA.  This rare combination of professions allows the firm to both service our clients’ general legal needs as well as well provide advice and representation on every level within the Sports Law arena.

The Sports Law Department has been involved in the following:

  • The sale of a Premiership club
  • The sale of a League One club
  • Providing legal services to a League Two club
  • Expertise within FIFA’s disciplinary tribunals
  • Concluding deals with clubs for players in multiple leagues around the world
  • Concluding deals with clubs for Coaches/Managers
  • Sourcing funds and preparation of transactional documents for funding for Premiership clubs

McFaddens LLP also has expertise in relation to the safety and regulation of sport (and any disputes relating thereto), particularly the duties of care owed by sporting regulatory bodies, both nationally and internationally.  

The advantages of instructing McFaddens LLP for your Sports Law needs are manifold as you will get the integrity and security of a firm of well-established City of London lawyers with international reach working on your behalf as well as the experience, expertise, contacts and network of a well-respected Players’ Agent.  Whether you are a player seeking representation and doors opened to clubs, a club looking for a new direction and investment, an Agent seeking fresh contacts for your practice, or a person or corporate entity seeking advice within the world of Sports Law we are confident that our Sports Law Team will be able to provide you with the very highest quality of advice and representation. 

Contact: Max Eppel : Laurence Hall

 
 
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