Sports Law Solicitor

Location
Manchester
Salary
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
08 Nov 2016
Ref
119555/RD
Contact
Rachel Darlington
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Commodities, Sports
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sports Law Solicitor 

Our client operates at the top level of sports law working both nationally and internationally on high profile work with players' associations, sports people, clubs and intermediaries on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters.

This is a stand out opportunity for an ambitious sports law solicitor to join a niche team working with recognised partners and associates from the legal and sporting worlds.

The work really is outstanding, as a solicitor in this team you will work with players' associations, sports people, clubs and intermediaries on a a wide range of sports law matters including regulatory, contractual, image rights and personal matters.  The team acts on the whole scope of disputes including insolvency, helping individual sports people and particularly football insolvencies.  Attracting work from significant clients you will be exposed to international and domestic work - litigation, arbitration and mediations in various courts and tribunals including FIFA, UEFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport.  

With at least two years' post qualification experience you will have gained an extensive knowledge of and strong experience in sport and football in particular and the legal and regulatory issues therein.  You will have gained at least a 2:1 law degree with a strong drive and enthusiasm for sports law both on a contentious and non-contentious level.

This really is a unique opportunity for a driven sports law solicitor, seeking a new opportunity to take your career to the next level with an international stretch and wider scope in a top flight sports law team.  This team is friendly and collaborative, with an award winning, forward thinking firm behind you to allow you to progress your career to the top.