Bob Mitchell > Harbottle & Lewis LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Harbottle & Lewis LLP
7 Savoy Court
LONDON
WC2R 0EX
England

Work Department

Sports group

Position

Partner and head of sports group.

Career

Trained Keene Marsland; qualified 1992; assistant Keene Marsland 1992-93; partner 1993-97; senior associate Harbottle & Lewis 1997-2000; partner 2000 to date.

Memberships

Law Society; British Association for Sport and Law.

Education

Hipperholme Grammar School, Halifax; Brunel University; College of Law, Chester.

Leisure

Playing golf, cricket and tennis and watching all sports.

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

Harbottle & Lewis LLP‘s ‘very practical team’ is particularly strong on sponsorship and commercial agreements, an area in which the team acts for corporations, individuals and governing bodies, and boasts further expertise managing regulatory issues for clients. The ‘excellentMichael Lister, who primarily handles sports marketing and rights exploitation mandates, recently advised Nissan on its acquisition of the e-dams Formula E team and the subsequent sponsorship, supply and driver agreements for Nissan Formula E. Bob Mitchell, whose expertise spans commercial and regulatory sports law, recently worked with associate Sam Purkiss on a review of the EFL’s five-year broadcasting deal with Sky UK. Consultant Dalton Odendaal also serves as the general counsel at the Invictus Games Foundation.