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Sports Law Department

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What the team is known for Increasingly established player in the market, housing lawyers with notable experience across sports, media and entertainment law. Earns plaudits for its representation of individual athletes in commercial mandates including rights arrangements and sponsorship deals. Acts in domestic and international disciplinary proceedings. Also represents federations, teams, broadcasters and sponsors in a range of matters.

Strengths Sources describe the firm's lawyers as "very knowledgeable and extremely reliable, with an excellent track record. They are efficient and solutions-driven."

Work highlights Assisted Anthony Joshua with the negotiation of a new deal with promoter Matchroom Sport.

Notable practitioners

According to interviewees, Daniel Lowen is "an outstanding lawyer who understands a very broad range of disciplines." He is respected throughout the market for his expertise in handling a series of significant football player transfer and contract issues as part of a broad practice which also incorporates contentious and regulatory matters.

Morris Bentata is a deeply experienced commercial sports lawyer with a strong track record acting for media companies, athletes and clubs on rights and distribution arrangements. Sources say he "offers sensible, practical and commercial legal advice in a manner which is easy to understand and apply."