We have extensive experience in acting for clients in the sports and entertainment industries.
Our cross-practice team can assist clients with all industry matters, including:
commercial: structuring and negotiating commercial agreements, including media rights, sponsorship and marketing agreements, general contract preparation, standard terms and conditions, and sales and purchases of sporting and entertainment businesses
governance: drafting and implementing rules and regulations, structuring and restructuring sporting organisations, competitions and clubs, and advising on director’s duties and governance obligations
litigation: commercial and non-commercial disputes and disciplinary matters, including in the Court of Arbitration for Sport
intellectual property: licensing of intellectual property rights, copyright protection, trade mark applications, infringements and oppositions
property: venue financing arrangements, building and construction projects, hiring, management and usage agreements
employment and industrial relations: employment and contractor agreements, workplace strategies, industrial and common law disputes, termination of employment and redundancies, discrimination claims, immigration and visa applications
individuals: talent agreements, athlete management advice, employment and sponsorship arrangements, taxation advice and Olympic selection disputes.