Our global team is regularly recognized as a leading legal team:

  • Band 1 in TMT (Chambers Global 2021)
  • Band 1 in TMT (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021)
  • Band 2 in TMT: Media (Chambers Europe 2021)
  • Band 2 in Sports Law (Chambers USA: Nationwide 2021)
  • Tier 1 in TMT: Media and Entertainment (Legal 500 UK 2022)
  • Band 2 in Sport (Chambers UK 2022)
  • Band 1 in TMT (Chambers UAE 2021)
  • Plus many other national top tier rankings in Chambers and Legal 500.

Recent experience

  • Premier League with its broadcasting and media rights activities
  • A.S. Roma and its affiliates with the construction, planning, real estate and corporate matters for the new Stadio della Roma and related mixed-use development
  • Los Angeles Chargers in connection with their relocation from San Diego to Los Angeles
  • NBA China regarding its complex matters, including responding to a shifting audio-visual regulatory landscape (primary re: the European Digital Single Market), virtual advertising issues and a wide variety of other commercial arrangements
  • Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy on partnership arrangements for the development of a stadium and tournament infrastructure and the legacy redevelopment of one of the 2022 Football World Cup tournament sites
  • Vice Media on the creation of 'VICELAND', a series of linear television channels
  • Los Angeles Football Club in connection with corporate, tax, finance, employment and commercial matters relating to its run up to its first MLS match and new stadium
  • Dentsu Aegis, the world's leading, focused media and digital communications group, with various transactions
  • Discovery on its pan-European acquisition of rights to the Summer and Winter Olympic Games for 2018-2024. US and international sporting organisations on trademark, athlete rights of publicity, and ticket resale issues relating to the Olympic Games
  • Australian Football League on the landmark acquisition of Melbourne's Etihad Stadium
  • Lenders' counsel in connection with a new stadium for Raiders Las Vegas
  • Lenders' counsel in connection with a new stadium for Tottenham Hotspur
  • Germany's leading broadcasters in connection with important regulatory issues, including advertising regulation on product placement or insertion of adverts, license obligations to carry third parties and the protection of minors