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Hill Dickinson LLP

NO 1 ST PAUL'S SQUARE, LIVERPOOL, L3 9SJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 600 8000
Fax:
Fax 0151 600 8001
Web:
www.hilldickinson.com

Richard Green

Tel:
Work 0151 600 8255
Email:
Hill Dickinson LLP

Work Department

Commercial.

Position

Partner specialising in sports, media and regulatory. Notable cases: Wing v Nuttall (House of Lords 1999); Football Association v Liverpool Football Club 2005.

Career

Trained Mace & Jones; qualified 1988; assistant Mace & Jones 1988-89; Dooley & Co 1989-2000; chairman Merseyside Trainee Solicitors Group.

Member

British Association for Sport and Law; Law Society.

Education

Liverpool College; Liverpool Polytechnic (John Moore University) (1985 LLB Hons 2(2)).

Leisure

Liverpool Football Club, family.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Sport

Within: Sport

Especially strong in litigation and arbitration, the team at Hill Dickinson LLP is particularly experienced in football. The Manchester-based Geraldine Ryan acted for Triple S Sports & Entertainment Group in a £400,000 damages claim against a former employee and football agent, which was resolved through mediation. Richard Green defended rugby agent Andrew Clarke in a High Court case brought by Castleford Tigers RLFC regarding Denny Solomona's transfer to Sale Sharks; Green was assisted by senior associate David Keenan, who is 'a great all-round lawyer with commercial nous'. Green also advised Manchester City FC and England U17 footballer Phil Foden on sponsorship arrangements. Other clients include GB Taekwondo, Lancashire CCC and the Dallaglio Foundation. Consultant Louise Millington-Roberts is recommended for ticketing, sponsorship, rights management, brand protection and event management.

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North West: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Health and safety

Hill Dickinson LLP   has a team of ‘intelligent and hardworking lawyers who provide a highly personalised and seamless service to clients’. Philip Moy  is ‘without doubt a specialist in this field and has a criminal solicitor’s savvy’. Senior associate David Keenan  ‘couples excellent analytical skills with an ability to unpick his opponent’s arguments in a moment’. Stephen Barnfield (also a senior associate) is ‘as quick as lightning in grasping the true significance of each bit of evidence and has outstanding analytical and tactical awareness’. Richard Green is another key member of this ‘really great outfit’. The broad practice has considerable expertise in a number of sectors such as construction, retail, healthcare, logistics and professionals ( including vets, surveyors and healthcare professionals). The team has vast experience of handling PACE interviews.

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North West: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Sport

Within: Sport

Hill Dickinson LLP  ’s multi-disciplinary team advises on sports contracts, dispute resolution, disciplinary and regulatory matters, with an increased focus on rights, reputation and brand management issues for clubs, promoters, athletes and ex-athletes. Richard Green and Geraldine Ryan are recommended. The team acted for Triple S Sports & Entertainment Group (a football agency) in a claim for damages against a former employee and football agent involving allegations of breach of post-termination contracts. In another matter it acted for Philip Foden (a Manchester City player and England U17 World Cup winner) in relation to his first professional contract and various sponsorship agreements.

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