A personalised approach

JFS offers specialist legal services to clients involved in football and other sports.

As we have an in-depth knowledge of the specific regulations relating to sports we can offer a tailored service to suit your needs.

Our services are available to:

  • Premier League football clubs
  • Championship football clubs
  • Sports event organisers
  • Sports promoters
  • Agents
  • International football players
  • Rights holders
  • Sponsors

Our sports law services cover several areas:

Commercial Law

JFS can help you draw up contracts and agreements for a range of business matters including commercial partnership agreements and website optimisation agreements. We also take care of brand licensing and merchandising agreements, and shirt sponsorship agreements.

Regulatory Advice

We offer sound advice backed up by our expertise in the rules of the various football and other regulatory bodies, including the FA Premier League’s Deed of Licence.  Our sports law specialists can help with doping investigations, disciplinary matters, and issues relating to UK and EU competition. We cover the rules of the following bodies:

  • The Premier League
  • The Football League
  • FIFA regulations
  • The Football Association

Transfer of Players

Our services include all matters surrounding the transfer of players such as players’ contracts, agents’ contracts, image rights structures and compromise agreements.


Should a dispute arise, you can rest assured that you will be in good hands. As well as handling High Court and County Court litigation we are used to representing our clients at employment tribunals and mediation hearings.

JFS provides all these specialist services to our clients in the sports industry. If you would like to speak to a sports law expert, please contact us on the number below.