Sport Lawyers & Sport Solicitors & Sport Team Lawyers & Sport Team Solicitors

Summerfield Browne Solicitors are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.


Our specialist sport lawyers can advise on both all sports related issues.


Our sports solicitors offer the following services;


  • Drafting & negotiating sport agreements, including sponsorship agreements – our sports lawyers have extensive experience of drafting a diverse range of contracts including sports agent contracts, sponsorship contracts, image right and royalty agreements, endorsement contracts and all other sports related agreements.

  • Employment Contracts – are you being offered a job with a football club, rugby club, cricket club or any other sporting association? If so we can advise you on the terms of your contract. We can negotiate and draft the contract on your behalf.

  • Claims of defamation – are you a sporting personality that is the subject of online or media related defamatory comments? If so our sports lawyers can assist. We can advise you on your options for dealing with and removing the comment, which could also include an award of damages. In certain circumstances, we can also apply for an injunction restraining any future publication, thereby preventing further reputational damage.

  • Breach of contract claims – Our sports solicitors can advise on a diverse range of contract breaches including breach of the terms of employments contracts or breach of other sports related contracts. It is important to get advice quickly so that you can assess your options for dealing with the breach.

  • Media & entertainment deals – we advise on all forms of media and entertainment contracts including licensing of image, copyright and trade mark rights, personal appearance rights, endorsement contracts and any other licensing and royalty arrangements.

  • Disciplinary procedures – are you in trouble with the Football Association (FA), Rugby Football Union (RFU), England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), England Golf, or any other disciplinary board? If so our sports solicitors can provide legal representation and assistance.


Our expertise in commercial and intellectual law means we are able to advise on a wide variety of sporting issues and disputes. We are also able to draw on our other teams to provide a comprehensive legal service, we are also able to advise on corporate, employment and commercial property law.


Why Summerfield Browne?


Our experience in both contentious and non-contentious areas of law means you can instruct one firm of solicitors to take care of all your sporting legal requirements. With our commercial work we prefer to provide fixed fee quotes, this enables you to be fully aware of your legal costs each step of the way.


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0800 567 7595




Please contact us on 0800 567 7595 or by email at [email protected]


Alternatively, you can contact each of our offices on 020 3292 1306 (London); 0121 259 0005 (Birmingham); 01223 420252 (Cambridge); 01865 784098 (Oxford); 01858 414284 (Market Harborough); 0116 208 1495 (Leicester).




We have offices in London, Birmingham, Cambridge, Oxford (all by appointment only), Leicester and our administrative office is in Market Harborough, Leicestershire.


We provide legal services all over England and Wales.


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