Professional sports clubs and sports people
Rix & Kay’s Sports Business Team advises on complex and high profile legal issues for an impressive client list, including professional sports clubs and professional sports people.
Our legal advisory work ranges from corporate takeovers of professional football clubs to non-executive director roles within professional rugby league clubs. We have also provided strategic advice to County Cricket clubs that includes the contractual relationships between club and player.
Commercial solutions for the sports sector
Our team has particular expertise and experience in providing commercial solutions within the sports sector including:
- Broadcasting, exploitation of image rights and sponsorship
- On-field matters (contracts, transfers and disciplinary matters)
- Regulatory matters when dealing with sporting bodies