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Ansons has a specialist Sports Team that has experience of advising across the sporting world at all levels. The success of the team is due to its understanding and ability to provide practical advice based on first hand experience and the ability to draw on cross-disciplinary expertise.

Our Sports Team is led by Jacob Rickett who is a regulatory and commercial lawyer who advises across a range of regulatory, governance, commercial, professional misconduct, health and safety, fire safety and environmental matters. He has acted for a number of football, rugby, cricket and hockey clubs.

The Sports Team includes David Anderton, O.B.E who provides expert advice in the fields of planning law, environmental law and licensing. David is a former Captain of the English Chess Team 1972 – 1990. Under his guidance, the England team won three silver and two bronze medals at the Olympiad, and he was awarded an OBE for his services to chess in 1976.

The Sports Team regularly advise on:

  • Regulatory and Governance matters
  • Player Misconduct and disciplinary proceedings
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Sponsorship agreements
  • Grant funding and research agreements
  • Player contracts and transfers
  • Health and Safety
  • Employment issues
  • Property Estates and Construction including advice on stadiums and training facilities
  • Disputes resolution and arbitration proceeding
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