Areas of expertise include:

  • Anti-Doping
  • Selection Disputes
  • Governance
  • Regulation
  • Agents & Intermediaries
  • Match/Spot Fixing
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Human Rights
  • Confidentiality & Privacy
  • Insolvency
  • Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy
  • Misfeasance
  • Directors’ Duties
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Immigration - International Sportsperson Visa
  • Licensing
  • Sponsorship Agreements
  • Injunctive Relief
  • International
  • Professional Discipline & Misconduct
  • Employment Disputes
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Discrimination
  • Child protection
  • Safeguarding
  • Historical Abuse
  • Professional Negligence
  • Health & Safety
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Tribunals

Sports Law Silks & Barristers

Sports Law spans several areas of expertise within Trinity and the broad spread of expertise in Chambers means that all areas of sports law are very well catered for. From civil and employment through to governance, regulatory and criminal, the areas which are covered include contractual and financial disputes, insolvency and restructuring, employment, discrimination, company and commercial, intellectual property, immigration, licensing, sponsorship, disorderly behaviour, anti-doping, match/spot-fixing, professional discipline, misfeasance, safeguarding, child protection, and health and safety. 

Trinity’s Sports Law K.C.s and barristers provide discrete, prompt and pragmatic expert legal advice and advocacy to sports clubs and organisations, managers, sports officials, commercial partners, agents, intermediaries, sponsors, individual players and athletes, governing bodies, sports associations and unions, from grass roots through to professional.

As well as extensive Court experience, Trinity’s Sports Law King’s Counsel and barristers deal with and sit on mediations, arbitrations and a range of sporting tribunals governed and regulated by national governing bodies, such as the Football Association, English Football League, Rugby Football Union, British Boxing Board of Control, British Showjumping and UK Anti-Doping.

Several of the barristers in the Sports Law team are also members of the British Association for Sport and Law (BASL).