Sports broadcasting

“Clients say, ‘they are slick, efficient and very well resourced’.”

Chambers UK, 2016

The consumer now has much greater choice when it comes to watching sport, both at home and on the move. For those involved in the business of sports broadcasting, the convergence of media creates both opportunities and challenges. The market for the exploitation of rights in events changes with each new service that becomes available – whether free to air, satellite and cable, mobile or through the internet. You need to engage lawyers who stay at the cutting edge of such new developments.

We provide a comprehensive service at a time when the industry is changing rapidly. The digitalisation of delivery and broadband access has presented a wide range of challenges. The market for exploitation of rights in sports events is changing as new services, supported by new technologies, become available.

Our lawyers have extensive expertise advising on the exploitation of digital media sports content across all platforms. We are also experienced in negotiating agreements with broadcasters, distributors, mobile operators, online businesses and social media sites. You can expect a comprehensive service at a time when the industry is changing rapidly.