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Browne Jacobson LLP continues to act for sporting bodies such as Nottinghamshire County Cricket Board, Crawley Town FC and the England and Wales Cricket Board. Sarah Parkinson, corporate and commercial expert Peter Jones, and employment specialist Nigel Blackwell are the key figures.

A recent highlight saw Shakespeare Martineau LLP act for Football and Fitness Limited on the redrafting of template franchise agreements. Standout figures include commercial IP expert Ed Wright and employment specialist Chris Kisby.

Bridge McFarland’s sports team leverages the firm’s regional presence to act for a range of Leicester and Hull-based sporting institutions. The ‘very knowledgeable’ Richard Parnell stands out for his ‘in-depth understanding of sports law’.

Nelsons Solicitors Limited recently acted for Derbyshire County Cricket Club in connection with the client’s acquisition of the freehold of Gateway Elite Performance Centre. Duncan Taylor is the key contact.

Smith Partnership routinely acts for sports clubs and athletes on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues, including employment, IP, media contracts and licensing agreements. James Johnson and Fraser Cunningham are recommended.

Spearing Waite LLP routinely acts for regional sports clubs and organisations such as Leicester City Football Club, the Leicester Tigers and the City of Leicester Swimming Club. Andrew Rowell and Jonathan Wheeler come highly recommended.

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