Burness Paull

Sport Department

Scotland
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What the team is known for Prominent sports outfit offering a broad range of legal services for governing bodies, clubs and individuals. Frequently instructed on a wide variety of matters related to football. Benefits from multidisciplinary experience of sports mandates including employment and brand protection. Continued activity across the full range of sports work both in Scotland and beyond.

Strengths Sources say: "They're excellent. They are strong in the employment aspects and know quite a lot about the intellectual property side of things."

Work highlights Represented the Scottish Football Association on the termination of men's national team manager Alex McLeish's employment and the appointment of his successor Steve Clarke.

Notable practitioners

Neil Smith is a key contact.