Sports &Entertainment Lawwe're on your side.

The industries of sports and entertainment are continually evolving, presenting unique business opportunities coupled with significant and complex legal issues.

We are ideally placed to advise teams, sponsors, event organisers, agencies, management companies, media organisations, governing bodies and individual competitors and performers on all aspects of contract negotiations, sponsorship agreements, reputation management and safeguarding intellectual property.

We understand that in the sports and entertainment sector difficulties may arise that require a solid track record in employment and commercial law, private client work and litigation – and Else Solicitors can provide all this and more.

Notable Work

  • Acting for former WBA & WBC world champion turned promoter on all commercial and sporting matters
  • a dispute between a former WBA & WBC world champion turned promoter and one of his world title contenders
  • Acting in privacy claim for international sports star against a national newspaper
  • Acting for Port Vale captain Doug Loft in relation the training ground incident reported nationally
  • Acting for a football agency in relation to dispute with another agency regarding a championship footballer
  • Acting for a football agency in relation to dispute with a Premiership club

We adopt a pragmatic approach focused on achieving the solution that is right for our clients. Our advice is always practical, realistic and easy to understand.

Ensure that your interests are protected by taking legal advice before entering into any agreement or contract. Our strong focus on commercial realities enables us to offer you advice that helps you to protect your financial opportunities now and in the future – allowing you to get on with what you do best.

Event Management

Organising, managing and promoting large scale events requires expert legal advice on a host of areas which could prove expensive and damaging if anything goes wrong.
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Media Rights

Media and entertainment deals play an increasingly important role in the careers of sports people and those in the entertainment world.
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Intellectual Property Rights

Protecting your Intellectual Property rights in today’s global marketplace is essential for businesses and individuals in the sports and entertainment sectors.
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Sponsorship Deals

Marketing, sponsorship and promotion deals within today’s sports and entertainment industries have become increasingly complicated and sophisticated in recent years.
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Contracts

Dealing with contract negotiations for the first time can be a daunting prospect, especially if you are talking to national and international marketing and media companies.
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Employment Law

Conflict can arise over any form of contract between you and another party.
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Legal Advice & Representation

At Else Solicitors we can offer advice, support and legal representation relating to all regulatory, disciplinary and human rights aspects of sports law.
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Experience in handling business mergers and acquisitions, disposals, corporate re-organisations, company share buy back, management buyouts, venture capital and private equity investment, and joint venture and partnership agreements.

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Adam Gilbert

Partner - Head of Corporate & Commercial

Greg gained his expertise working for a large regional law firm providing legal services to financial institutions, universities and a group of engineering and construction consultants.

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Greg Bullock

Associate - Dental, Corporate & Commercial

How can we help?

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At Else, we pride ourselves on having experience in dealing with a wide range of specialist services.

Our team always strive to find the most practical, timely, and cost-effective solution for our clients.

We will use the full range of options available to us; from mediation and negotiation to court action at whatever level is appropriate.

To speak to one of our trusted professionals contact us on 01283 526200. Alternatively, you can send us a message and we will get in touch at a time that suits you.