Sports Law

Blackstone Solicitors provides experienced and practical advice in relation to all aspects of sporting contracts and litigation. Whether you are representing a sporting institution or sportspeople, our team has the knowledge and experience to provide the guidance you need.

We provide a comprehensive range of legal services to sporting clubs, agencies, intermediaries, broadcasters, governing bodies and sports tech companies, as well as to rights holders both nationally and internationally.

The team advises on a range of matters from corporate, commercial, litigation, dispute resolution, arbitration or mediation, regulatory matters as well as private client. We can offer sound commercial advice to clients across a wide range of sports, including football, basketball, netball, ice-hockey, rugby, cricket, athletics and cycling.

Sports Law is often perceived as a highly complex area of law with the consequences of getting things wrong being particularly severe. However, we’re here to support and advise you throughout the process, making sure all decisions made are the right ones, both practically and commercially, giving you the best chance of securing the outcome you are after. We are proactive and look to advise you on challenges before they happen.

“The advice I was given was empowering and the personal service I received was reassuring and helped me look at my problem objectively.”

Anne Bailey   

Get in touch today by calling us on 0330 808 0801. If you would like us to contact you, simply complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will give you a call back as soon as possible. We can discuss your situation in greater depth and advise you on your next steps.

Our Services

Making the right decisions is imperative in the world of sport and individuals and sporting organisations need to act carefully and knowledgeably when entering into transactions.

Having the right legal team at your side to provide experienced and considered advice is paramount. The sports law team at Blackstone is here to assist you in ensuring that your transactions run smoothly and efficiently, and provide the helping hand you need to make sure everything is done how and when you need it to be and in the most commercially appropriate manner.

Our Approach

At Blackstone, we are renowned for our passionate and tenacious approach. We will make sure you have at your disposal all the tools you need to achieve the results you want. We are willing to go the extra mile to help you get the right outcome.

Dealings of this nature can appear complex, but our experienced team is here to explain and make everything as simple and straightforward as possible. Whatever your circumstances, we can point you in the right direction, making sure you are in the best position to get everything sorted in the right way.

We know how important it is to keep an open channel of communication, which is why we place such a large emphasis on keeping you updated regarding any developments, and we will consult with you throughout your dealings with us.

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Whatever your plans for your sporting career, the first step when making an important career decision is to consult a legal team that can provide the right guidance and ensure everything is in order.

The team at Blackstone has the skill, experience and know-how to guide you every step of the way. Contact us by either calling 0330 808 0801 or by completing our online enquiry form, which will enable us to give you a call back at a time convenient for you.

We have offices in Cheshire and London and serve clients across the North West, throughout the UK and internationally.

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Our Team

The award winning team is well known for their tenacious approach to their client's cases. Our highly regarded team is passionate about your success. All team members are incredibly academic and continuously strive for more.