Sports Business Awards - Best Professional Services in Sport - Legal - Finalist

The sports team at Mackrell.Solicitors are delighted to be named as a finalist for their work this year at the 2022 Sports Business Awards.

This is the second year in a row that the firm has been shortlisted for the Best Professional Services in Sport – Legal category.

In the past year, the team have acted for some of the very best men’s and women’s athletes, agencies, sports businesses and brands and has seen its client base increase 65 per cent in the last year alone.

The team are particularly proud of its pro bono work over the past year, which includes successfully acting for a young footballer at FIFA after his former club refused to pay him the wages he was entitled to.

Additionally, the team have been able to secure a 100 per cent success rate for their clients in its sport disputes work before The FA’s Rule K arbitration and FIFA. The team has also helped their clients settle disputes on very favourable terms prior to arbitration commencing.

“We are delighted to be finalists at the Sports Business Awards again alongside our brilliant colleagues. We are very proud of the work we’re doing for our incredible clients and are grateful for our clients’ trust in confidence in us.”

As a founding member of global legal network, Mackrell International, the firm and the sports team regularly collaborate with colleagues in over 60 countries across the world. The team’s international experience is a genuine unique selling point that sets them apart in a sport industry that is truly global.

Congratulating the team, Nigel Rowley, Managing Partner at Mackrell.Solicitors, added: “We are all really proud of the achievements of our Sports and Entertainment Law Team. They have shown time and time again that they can deliver exemplary advice and services to some of the world’s leading sports professionals, who value the services that they are able to deliver.”

The firm will find out whether it has won at a ceremony due to be held at The Kia Oval on Friday 18th November.

To find out more about Mackrell.Solicitors’ Sports Law services, please contact us.