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Walker Morris LLP

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded Leeds outfit specialising in football-related matters. Acts for an array of football clubs on both contentious and non-contentious matters, with noted capacity on sponsorship arrangements and commercial disputes. Possesses considerable experience in football club sales and purchases, and brand protection and exploitation. Frequently active on sports regulatory matters including disciplinary hearings.

Work highlights

Acted for South Shields Football Club in Rule K arbitration proceedings against The Football Association after its decision to curtail the 2019-20 non-league football season in March 2019 for all leagues from step 3 down.

Notable practitioners

David Hinchliffe leads the sports group at Walker Morris and is noted for the depth of his experience in football finance and M&A.
"He is shrewd, very bright and a great lateral thinker. If you give him a problem he will find a way around it."

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Walker Morris LLP

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Location

33 Wellington Street

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 4DL

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David Hinchliffe
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