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Sports

What can footballers teach us about breach…

James Dickinson, solicitor in the sports sector team at Harrison Drury, looks at how a dispute between Sunderland AFC and two of its players raises the issue of dealing with…

22/10/18

Is the Wembley deal a game-changer for…

Alex Walmsley of Harrison Drury’s sports law team assess the merits of bid to purchase Wembley Stadium and what it might mean for the FA and the stadium’s future. Wembley…

15/05/18

IP & Image Rights in Sport

If you would like to exclusively exploit your image rights or require assistance in protecting your intellectual property, the Sports Sector at Harrison Drury is professionally equipped to help. Our…

Property in Sport

Harrison Drury offers legal advice on a wide array of property matters for our clients within the sporting sector.  Our work varies from negotiating club leases to facilitating the purchase…

Refusing an anti-doping test – what we…

Matthew Astley, joint head of Harrison Drury’s sports law team, looks at the lessons from the landmark case of UK Anti-Doping v Ryan Bailey. Mr Bailey faced a potential four-year…

19/04/18

Sport Regulatory, Disciplinary and Anti-Doping

Harrison Drury have a range of experts across service lines in the business able to assist in relation to any regulatory or disciplinary issues. These issues are prevalent across all…

Harrison Drury advises Preston Grasshoppers on land…

North West law firm Harrison Drury has advised on a deal which has seen Preston Grasshoppers sell land to North West Care Homes Limited. The rugby club has sold 1.7…

Sport

Harrison Drury has a strong mix of expertise, both in its sector team and throughout the firm generally, in sports-specific and non-sports specific legal matters alike. Our sports team has…

What is eSports and how should it…

Harrison Drury’s sports team takes a look at the fast-growing area of eSports and some of the emerging regulatory issues associated with it. A simple way to attempt to define…

Cricket club targets expansion with land purchase

A Preston-based cricket club has unveiled ambitious plans to create a new ground next to its existing facility after reaching an agreement to purchase the land from the government. Fulwood…

Blackpool FC and the relationship between majority…

The recent High Court judgment in the case of VB Football Assets v Blackpool Football Club (Properties) Limited (“BFCPL”) provides a relevant platform on which to consider the relationship that…

17/11/17

Sporting image rights, tax evasion and the…

The new Criminal Finances Act could have significant implications for the way sports clubs and their players conduct their financial affairs and use their image rights. Harrison Drury’s James Dickinson…

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