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Sports Litigation & Arbitration

Sports Litigation & Arbitration

We are specialist sports law litigation and arbitration lawyers.  Our Sports Litigation Team deals with the full range of contentious sporting dispute work as well as arbitration and mediation.

We deal with all sports ranging football to golf and cycling to motor sport. We have expertise in acting for sporting entities, clubs, agents/intermediaries and elite sports people. This may involve contractual disputes, regulatory and disciplinary issues, image and media disputes.

Our extensive knowledge coupled with our experience enables us to advise and assist our clients on extremely private and confidential matters that range from hearings with sport governing bodies to assistance through traditional litigation forums.

Our expertise includes:

  • Premier League Disciplinary & Regulatory matters
  • EFL investigations and arbitrations
  • Vanarama National League Investigations and arbitrations
  • FA investigations and FA Rule K arbitrations
  • RFU Disciplinary Panel Hearings
  • PGA Appeals
  • UCI Investigations, Hearings and Appeals
  • FIA Investigations

We are well versed in sport and we’ll give you advice in black and white that achieves your goal in a commercial and pragmatic manner. 

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Working with the  specialists at Wollens –  Marco can offer advice, representation or guidance whether you are an established star or a young player tipped for potential stardom. Marco can deal with contract negotiations, transfer dealings, bonuses, photo shoots and a lot more.

But what about financial planning, litigation? Or buying a house or if you have a family matter? Or even making a will?

That is where our expert teams will step in.

At Wollens we are well connected with the sporting community with strong links in community and professional sports clubs and programs. Our support and sponsorship includes partnerships with local cricket teams, professional cricket, local and professional football clubs, hockey, golf, rugby and netball clubs and teams. In recent years we have supported record breaking paddle boarders and this year set to support an ice warrior expedition !


Professional Sports Services client services

Sports injuries

Sponsorship & endorsements

Disciplinary matters

Intellectual property


Financial advice

Sports law news

The rise and fall of women in sport!

The rise and fall of women in sport!

The rise in the popularity of women’s sport is finally showing signs of closing the gap on men both in terms of parity of pay and sponsorship opportunities. However, there is still a huge chasm in sports where women are a long way from the rewards and recognition received by their male counterparts. Many sportswomen are household names for their performances in their chosen sport. Some women are heralded as sporting icons. Pay and sponsorship deals have increased. But the women are still a long way behind their male counterparts

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