Sports participation is widespread in the UK. There are the same challenges for amateur clubs as there are for professional clubs and grassroots clubs. Participants will always remain the most significant component of any sport, and perhaps the most important.

People might not appreciate that amateur clubs are as answerable as their professional counterparts to governing bodies and the law and that they will sometimes require assistance and representation in regulatory and disciplinary matters.

Similarly, those playing at the grassroots level may be doing so only for a short period before they become elite athletes playing at either semi-professional or professional level.

We have extensive experience in advising amateur sportspeople and clubs, and the expertise to advise and assist those involved.



Sports Law Services

Disciplinary & Regulatory

Disciplinary & regulatory proceedings in sport are always under the spotlight. Never......

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Contract & Employment Law

Employment relationships are at the core of professional sports. Above the complexities...

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Disputes can spill over from the field of play, the boardroom or the dressing room........

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Amateur Clubs & Grassroots

Sports participation is widespread in the UK. There are the same challenges for amateur...

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Rule K Arbitrations

Rule K arbitrations require unique skill and knowledge which we have to deal with on......

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Anti-Doping

Drugs in sport is a problem that may never go away. Unless it is handled correctly........

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Sports Resolution

Sports Resolutions is an organisation that deals with disputes involved in participants in

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

ADR refers to ways of resolving disputes in sports that don’t involve going to court....

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Insolvency

Many sporting clubs, particularly in rugby and football, have recently found themselves...

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Reputation Management

We work with anyone affected by reputation management issues and will help......

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