Sports Law

Sports law is a growing area of commercial practice for Quadrant Chambers. Members of chambers act for sports governing bodies, clubs, commercial enterprises and individuals.

Our barristers have appeared in cases before The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and regulatory sports bodies including the UEFA Appeals Body, the Football Association, The Football League, as well as ad hoc disciplinary and arbitral tribunals.

Our expert team’s experience covers a range of private, public and European law disputes, such as:

  • Disciplinary penalties that cost a medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games
  • Civil actions against sports governing bodies
  • Contractual, transfer and employment disputes
  • Claims  over agents and sponsorship rights
  • Player injuries and insurance coverage
  • Regulatory discipline
  • Player participation disputes
  • Rulings under the Safety of Sports Grounds Acts 1975 and spectator injuries

... “They're very easy to deal with, and they understand the client's and the solicitor's needs well” ...

Chambers UK, 2018)

“Pro-active, enthusiastic and service-orientated”

(Chambers UK, 2015)