Our Sports & Entertainment Team has market-leading experience in the legal, commercial and regulatory issues affecting this industry. We bring you a dynamic team of sports specialists, fully immersed in the business and abreast of new developments and opportunities. Operating efficiently and commercially, we deliver clear, straight-talking advice and work with our clients to achieve results on time and on budget. The S&E Team of the Firm has capabilities to offer practical and commercial legal advice to national and international governing bodies, leading clubs, kit manufacturers, sports marketing agencies, player agencies, sponsors, banks, investors and individual sports people artists, brands, events and companies throughout the Sports & Entertainment industry. We have capabilities to assist with everything from basic advice to deal negotiation to drafting agreements to dispute resolution. The ever-evolving TV, film and theatre industries bring their own unique complexities. Our S&E Team is equipped in addressing the following:

• Management and agency contracts

• Sponsorship and merchandising

• Performer, producer and composer rights, agreements and releases

• Live performances and touring

• Band structure/partnership agreements

• Distribution, broadcast, syndication rights and deals

• Production and co-production contracts

• Guidance on all issues arising from key sponsorship agreements and supplier agreements

• Shirt Sponsorship

• Broadcast Arrangements

• Transfer Transactions