Media and Sports

Entertainment and sports are passions that the LXL team share and we fully understand the media and sporting environment,

Without being restricted to a particular type of sport, our team has experience in advising on a broad range of entertainment and sport related matters, including to those associated with international, regional and national sports associations.

We offer legal services to artists, clubs, right owners, sports rights holders, sponsors, investors, academies and sport management companies on contract and corporate matters, regulatory matters, intellectual property, branding protection, media rights, franchising and licensing, insurance policies and administrative matters. We also represent, athletes, intermediaries, and coaches on contract and employment issues, endorsements, image and personality rights and disciplinary proceedings.

In conjunction with our ADR, Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration team, we have experience in advising on sport related disputes including disputes before arbitral tribunals such as the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS/TAS) or tribunals belonging to federations and sports associations such as FIFA’s Dispute Resolution Chamber.

Defamation, privacy, data protection, intellectual property protection, sponsorship, social media, content licensing and distribution and disputes are all increasingly important in today’s world. We provide our clients with concise commercial advice acting for musicians, sports personalities, royalty, music labels, producers and broadcasters, TV and record companies and creative artists.