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The Blythe Liggins Sports Law Unit has considerable experience across a variety of sports including Equestrianism, Football, Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Rugby Union, Cricket and Athletics. The Sports Law Unit advises governing bodies such as British Eventing and English Women's Golf Association (EWGA), players, riders and owners, agents, clubs, associations and institutions on a variety of matters including:-
- Constitutional Issues
- Charitable Foundations and Charitable Status for Sports Clubs
- The Negotiation of Player Contracts
- Disciplinary Issues
- Image Rights
- Horse Purchase and Sale Agreements and Disputes
- Liability Issues and Sports Injury claims
- Dispute Resolution
- Licensing, Copyright, Trademarks and Merchandising Agreements
- Sports Regulatory Bodies
- Conducting Independent Enquiries
The team is headed up by Richard Moon who is himself a former England rugby union international and former member of the RFU Committee together with four other experienced solicitors with personal interest across a range of sports.
The Sports Law team are members of the British Association of Sport and Law and the Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers.
"Through all my dealings with Blythe Liggins I have found the firm to be totally professional and efficient. Their advice is both realistic and supportive and I would wholly recommend them to anyone in need of any legal representation".
William Fox-Pitt (Olympic Three Day Event Rider )
"The resolution of sporting problems is best undertaken by advisers who have a feel and understanding for the sport, and Blythe Liggins succeeded on both counts."Dave Collins (former UK Athletics Performance Director)