Our Sports Business Team consists of a multi-disciplinary team of specialist solicitors who regularly advise clients in a variety of sports from grass roots through to extreme as well as advise on high profile legal issues for sports personalities and organisations.
Solicitors dedicated to the sports industry…
Our team are able to draw on the wealth of experience across all issues facing the sports industry and can advise on the best commercial approach through strategic business solutions.
The Sports Business Team act for a variety of sporting clients including premier league, championship and grass roots football clubs and individuals. We also act for county cricket clubs, adventurers and arctic explorers, professional rugby league clubs and Olympic hopefuls. We also act for sponsors, promoters, agents, event organisers and rights holders.
The Sports Business Team are recognised as a Top Tier firm in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 UK.
“Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP’ ‘excellent’ team is praised for its ‘efficient service, strong advice and good value for money’. The firm advises a mix of grassroots clubs and high-profile sports personalities on the full spectrum of corporate, commercial, employment and property issues, and also has a strong track record in dispute resolution. The team regularly advises Active Sussex on various employment and volunteer-related matters, and recently assisted Ansty Village Centre Steering Committee with the establishment of a village centre and a charitable incorporated organisation, a matter involving the merging of a village hall, a social club, a cricket club and a football club into a new charitable organisation. Key figures include Bruce Hayter, who heads the team and advises on commercial and intellectual property issues; Richard Cripps, who specialises in sports sector corporate and M&A transactions; and Amy White, who provides ‘extremely competent, timely and professional’ advice.”
Quote from the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 UK