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Addleshaw Goddard LLP

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What the team is known for

Distinguished sports law practice with longstanding expertise in acting for football clubs and employees. Notably skilled in handling regulatory and wider contentious matters, alongside additional strengths in contractual work, commercial issues, and IT and data protection concerns. Draws upon wider resources in its offices across the UK to offer an integrated, nationwide service in cross-border mandates.

Work highlights

Defended Motherwell FC against a notice of complaint before a Scottish Football Association disciplinary tribunal, concerning an alleged breach of Disciplinary Rule 204.

Notable practitioners

Market commentators characterise Simon Catto as a "very strong performer," and single out his "very sound" understanding of the football sector for particular recognition. Clients regularly turn to him for his well-honed expertise in football-related disputes, where he acts on behalf of both players and clubs on contractual and regulatory matters.

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Sport Department

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

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Exchange Tower

19 Canning Street

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH3 8EH

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Scotland

Sport


Simon Catto
Band 2