The world of professional sport is an extensive sector with a specific and complex legal issues

Giambrone & Partners' highly skilled sports lawyers offer a full range of legal services, both contentious and non-contentious world-wide. Our lawyers are able to assist with not only the regulatory elements but also the commercial aspects related to this sector.

We provide innovative and practical advice to sporting organisations, clubs, owners, sponsors, agents, governing bodies and talent on a wide variety of matters in a wide range of sports. We also advise on the betting and gaming sector, online and land-based, on a wide range of issues.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Contractual matters – advising in relation to commercial contracts and arrangements including sponsorship advertising, licensing and endorsement agreements, player contracts, player/athlete management agreements and employment contracts
  • Corporate governance – advising on corporate governance and constitutional structures of sporting organisations
  • Dispute resolution - representing athletes in doping-related cases
  • Employment - advising in respect of employment and industrial relations, workplace safety and restraints of trade
  • Intellectual property - advising athletes, sports clubs and international organisations on intellectual property law, including the use and protection of image rights, trademarks, and licensing
  • Property – advising in respect of stadium construction and maintenance, usage and sponsorship
  • Tax - advising athletes and sports entities on tax law and tax structuring

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