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MinterEllison

Sports Law

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What the team is known for

MinterEllison is notable for its pre-eminent offering for events organisation, stadium agreements and facilities licensing agreements with multiple sports bodies. Also equipped to handle sponsorship arrangements, regulatory and compliance matters, IP and broadcasting issues and reputation management, drawing upon the broader resources of the national firm as and when appropriate. Possesses specialist knowledge of the racing and football codes and a premier disciplinary investigations capability. At the forefront of major events project delivery in Australia. Significant clients include the Australian Football League, Racing Victoria and National Rugby League.

Strengths

"The client care is exceptional, nothing is too much trouble," comments one satisfied client, also adding: "They are efficient with their use of time and provide pragmatic advice."

Work highlights

MinterEllison acted for Collingwood Football Club on a broad range of issues relating to the ongoing operations of the club.

Notable practitioners

David Poulton advises across a wide range of practice area issues, including questions related to insurance, corporate risk and media-linked disputes. He is particularly well regarded for his in-depth knowledge of the football and racing spheres. "He's a subject-matter expert and a trusted adviser," comments a client.

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Sports Law


David Poulton
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