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Squire Patton Boggs

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West Midlands > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

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David HullSquire Patton Boggs

With a strong track record in the football sector, Squire Patton Boggs advises on major M&A transactions, marketing, sponsorship, termination of contracts, disciplinary proceedings, intellectual property and real estate matters. David Hull, who relocated from London to Birmingham, is well known for having advised on a number of major football club takeovers, while Charlie Frost specialises in employment law. The team is also active in the motor racing sector.

West Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Squire Patton Boggs‘ corporate and commercial team advises industrial, manufacturing, healthcare, retail and sports companies on public and private M&A and private equity deals.  The ‘excellent’ Geoff Perry  leads the team and focuses on mid-market M&A and PE transactions alongside partners such as  Andrew  Glaze . Other important members of the team include David Hull , who is highly experienced in corporate transactions, particularly in the sports sector where the firm works with a large number of football teams,  and commercial expert Stuart James , who often advises on procurement and sourcing matters.

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

Squire Patton Boggs‘ international sports group advises football clubs, players and governing bodies, handling significant corporate, commercial and regulatory matters, as well as employment disputes. Stephen Sampson, who heads both the London litigation practice and the sports and entertainment industry group, advises Chelsea Football Club on its major transfers and contract negotiations, while sports arbitrator Stuart McInnes recently worked alongside Sampson to successfully defend Saudi Arabian team Al Shabab FC against a series of claims brought by FIFA. Corporate partner David Hull, who has a track record of advising on major football club takeovers, assisted International Entertainment Corporation on its acquisition of Wigan Athletic FC. Lloyd Thomas and Alastair Pursell both left the practice in 2018 to work in-house.