Our Sports Law department is a specialist division of First Choice Solicitors. We provide leading sports law, business expertise and experience for both your legal and commercial sports needs.
Our skilled sports team is able to advise governing bodies, clubs, sponsors, individual sportsmen and sportswomen and anyone else in the sports sector on all legal matters relating to sports.
The names of our Sports Law Team are but not limited to:
- Mr. John Gao
- Mr. Muhammad Taj Khan
- Mr. Essam Baskharon Faraj (Cairo Branch)
Our specialized and expert team is led by Benjamin Abu, one of the leading sports solicitors in the UK who has over 10 years’ experience of working in sports law.
Mr. John Gao has been playing football in various clubs in the premier league in the Arab Republic of Egypt for about 5 years in addition to his legal experience in FIFA and FA regulations.
Mr. Muhammad Taj Khan is a specialist in Litigation Proceedings including Sports Law matters. Mr. Khan is known for providing the highest level of client service together with a comprehensive knowledge of the sports industry.
We have a skilled team of experienced Barristers and QCs working alongside our sports law team and we use their services in the higher courts to achieve the highest possible results for our sports clients.
We provide advice on the full range of legal issues in sport including:-
- Regulatory & disciplinary
- Sponsorship and merchandising
- Player contracts and image rights
- Reputation management
- Dispute Resolution
- Event hosting
- Integrity in sport (doping, technology and gambling regulation)