Services For Clubs

Our team of dedicated and talented lawyers has many years of experience in acting for sports and media personalities, clubs and leading brands.

Over the years we have developed strong relationships with contacts who sit at the very highest level of the sport and media industries.

Sports Sponsorship

We offer strategic sponsorship information, valuation and selection. We have relationships with the major brands that use sport to connect with their audiences. Our experienced team can help you get the best deal from:

  • Shirt Sponsorship
  • Gaming and Betting Partners
  • Digital/E-Commerce Partnerships
  • Main, First and Second Tier Sponsorship


Are you maximising the potential of your stadium? Working closely with our partners we can help you with funding and strategic planning in the following areas:

  • New Stadium Funding, Guidance and Direction
  • Site Sourcing
  • External investment
  • Community Development
  • Sale and Leaseback Arrangements

Stadium Naming Rights

Your stadium is where it all happens. Are you fully benefiting from its naming rights? We can help broker the right deal for your club and introduce pro-active brands who will work closely with you to fully exploit all mutual commercial and community opportunities.


Our experienced lawyers can assist you with everything associated with sports TV/broadcasting rights, licensing agreements and promotional/distribution agreements. We deal with all types of media contacts and we can offer your club guidance on using the very latest technology to produce the right media and digital solutions.

IP and Rights Protection

It is vital that intellectual property rights are fully protected. Our specialist IP Department represents international brands and has considerable experience of dealing with distribution/agency agreements and also intellectual property licensing. Our service also encompasses anti-counterfeiting measures and registration of IP rights and trade mark audits.

Club Revenue

Our vast knowledge of the sports industry enables us to help clubs increase their revenue from domestic and international broadcasting. We also offer help and guidance on increasing revenue from gate receipts, season tickets/membership, sponsorship, corporate hospitality and merchandising.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We recognise the harsh realities and employ proactive dispute resolution techniques to move you away from conflict and towards sensible commercial results.

  • Contract Disputes including Construction and Property
  • Representing Clients before Professional Bodies
  • Corporate Litigation including Corporate Recovery
  • Banking and Finance Related Disputes

Immigration Services for Football Clubs

We understand the very real effect that relocating to the UK has on players, their families and clubs. Whether you instruct us to take your immigration case or study, we will be there at every stage to guide you.

JMW supports your team to compete in today's global market by:

  • Supporting clubs to become a Tier 2 sponsor - so you can recruit players worldwide
  • Assisting companies and potential employees to apply via the Points Based System
  • Ensuring that your legal responsibilities regarding immigration are met
  • Providing a document checking service to ensure all employees have the necessary visas and immigration status to work in the UK
  • Offering a checking service to alert your club to changes in the immigration status of your staff and in UK immigration law.

Corporate, Employment and Property

From time to time your club will need advice and guidance relating to:

  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Shareholder Transactions and Disputes
  • Property Acquisitions and Sales
  • Employment Contracts and Consultancy Agreements
  • Employment Disputes

We have the right people and the resources to help you in all these areas.

For further information on our sports law services, please download our JMW sports brochure. Contact us on 0345 872 6666 or fill in our online enquiry form and we will get back to you.

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