Sport

“As players, we put our trust in the Team England Player Partnership to look after the team’s interests off the pitch, allowing us to focus our energies on achieving success on it. Harbottle & Lewis are a vital part of the TEPP team, and enjoy our complete confidence.”

Alastair Cook, England Test Captain

Both on and off the field of play, those involved in the sports industry have seen many changes in the last twenty years, with increasing opportunities from the exploitation of commercial rights to the challenges of ever increasing regulation and media interest in all those who participate in sport.

Our dedicated team of sports lawyers has represented some of the biggest names across all sports throughout this time, and remains at the cutting edge of sports law – innovating with creative sponsorship deals, establishing and enforcing rules and regulations, negotiating rights across new channels and representing elite athletes facing new challenges and opportunities arising from changes to technology.

Our strength lies in the fact that we understand the sports industry from both a legal and a commercial perspective. This allows us to give the best possible advice to our clients who include governing bodies, sports rights owners, sponsors, teams individual sports personalities and player associations.