Partner, Head of Employment lawSimon Mayberry
Our team of lawyers are readily available to assist players, athletes, coaches and agents faced with any legal difficulties related to their sport.
Our approachable team of sports lawyers are all competitive sportspeople themselves, helping them understand the industry and people involved in it.
Sports law issues can attract a lot of media interest and can be particularly stressful for those involved. We will work hard with you to understand your concerns and focus on your main objectives from any dispute. We will keep you advised of the commercial and reputational risks associated to any of the options available to you. If however it is required, we will be ready to fight your corner every step of the way.
We will usually require an initial consultation to give us the opportunity to gather information and to give you the initial information you require. We also want you to meet the person who may be looking after your needs moving forward. The cost for an initial consultation is £150+vat.
Balfour+Manson announce a number of senior promotions in both Edinburgh and Aberdeen offices
The recent high profile case of Tylicki v Gibbons reiterates that professional sportspersons can successfully sue their fellow competitors for negligence.