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DJM’s Sports Law team, led by Director Sheraz Akram, provide high quality advice in this sector drawing on expertise from its relevant specialist departments. DJM’s client base within the Sports sector is varied and includes high profile sporting individuals, sponsors, clubs, agencies and sporting event providers.
We advise Sports professionals and organisations on matters including:
Corporate & Commercial
Estates, Trusts & Wills
Family & Divorce
Our team has a wealth of experience in providing legal advice to businesses and individuals on an array of issues.
Find out more about our experts, or get in touch to speak to us directly.
Phone: 01792 656519
Year joined DJM: 2012
Qualifications: Sheraz graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Law in 2003.
Specialist Area: Corporate & Commercial
Prior to joining DJM Sheraz was previously with a large Commercial firm based in Cardiff and has dealt with an extensive corporate client base situated both in the UK and internationally. Sheraz has been involved in transactions of varying size and complexity the largest of which was a disposal with a value of £80 million.
During his career to date Sheraz has dealt with numerous acquisitions, disposals, MBO’s, investments, share schemes, restructures, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, LLP agreements and commercial agreements.
Sheraz also has vast experience in dealing with medical and health-care organisations.
Interests: Spending time with family, motorcycling, cycling, football, boxing and travel
Phone: 01792 656522
Year joined DJM: 2011
Qualifications: Having grown up and educated in Pembrokeshire, Aaron graduated from University of Wales, Aberystwyth with a Law Degree LL.B (Hons) 2:1. Aaron then undertook a Masters in Commercial Law at Cardiff University, passing with distinction, followed by successfully completing the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Chester in 2009.
Specialist Area: Having worked in the North West of England for two large national commercial law firms, Aaron joined the firm in 2011 as a Trainee Solicitor. Since then Aaron has qualified as a solicitor within our Corporate & Commercial department. Aaron advises on all employment issues facing employers, ranging from contentious tribunal claims to general employment queries, TUPE transfers and redundancies. Aaron is an advisor for our Employment Protection Scheme and welcomes speaking and meeting any existing or new clients who are interested in protecting themselves from unwanted employment issues.
Interests: Outside DJM, Aaron enjoys socialising with friends, sports, music and walks on the beach!
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