Sports Law

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:

  • Commercial contracts in relation to sponsorship, image/ brand rights, agency, promotion, endorsement, merchandise, event management and other commercial contracts
  • Player contracts and transfers
  • Acquisitions, disposals, restructures and financing
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Anti-corruption and bribery advice
  • Advice on governance and regulation
  • Disciplinary and employment issues
  • Property based advice
  • Wealth management advice
  • Sports litigation including reputation management and defamation and contract disputes

Our Service Experts

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.

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Sheraz Akram

Director and head of Corporate and Commercial team


Christian Edwards

Associate Director

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