Sports Law

Our Practice

Arthur Cox’s excellence in representing clients in the sports sector and our understanding of the environment in which they operate is unique. Our team of lawyers have a deep understanding of the commercial and legal issues and opportunities that arise in the world of sport. This deep understanding comes from many of our team being current or former high performance athletes or administrators. Our track record in advising athletes, agents, coaches, sponsors, advertisers, corporate clients, brands and rights owners, venues, sporting organisations and governing bodies across the full spectrum of sports is unrivalled.


Our practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and business law, providing a comprehensive service to an island of Ireland international client base ranging from sports organisations and corporates working in the sports sector, established global leaders and multinational organisations to government agencies and statutory bodies, banks and financial institutions, media organisations, teams and athletes. We advise on:

• Commercial Agreements, Sponsorship & Promotion
• Property & Venue Management
• Infrastructure
• Governance & Regulation
• IP & Brand Protection
• Ethics
• Health & Safety
• Employment
• Disputes
• Betting & Gaming