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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.

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.

Practice Areas

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From straightforward debt recovery to complex international litigation and arbitration, our Litigation Department provides a highly personal and focused service.

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Corporate and Commercial

From start-up ventures to publicly quoted groups, our Corporate and Commercial Department provides a wide range of client focused legal expertise.

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We act for a variety of commercial property clients both large and small, take care to understand their particular needs and aspirations.

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Private Client

As the name suggests, this department is about people. It is not just about money and taxes, important though they are.

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Few areas of the law change as frequently as employment law. The increasing influence of the European Union has heightened the need for employers to keep up to date with legislation affecting the workplace.

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Media Law

Media Law covers a wide range of issues but they all centre on individuals and companies working in a highly focused and fast-paced world.

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