Sports Law

Sports Law encompasses many traditional areas of commercial law, including contract law, employment rights and sports injuries.

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As Sports Law specialists, we have been instructed in claims relating to intellectual property, branding and sponsorship, regulation and disciplinary actions and more commonly, sports injury claims.

 

At MJW Law, our strength lies in having knowledge and experience in both the legal and commercial perspective of the sports industry. We are specialists in sports law surrounding Football, whether it’s employment rights, breach of contract or related to an injury.

 

In claiming any injury or breach of contract or employment rights, you could access support such as rehabilitation and physiotherapy, while also being able to recover any financial losses, including travel costs and time off work.

Speak with one of the team.

One of our experts will be available for a free initial consultation to listen to your incident and determine your grounds to claim.

Our Process

Your claim will be evaluated.

If you decide to opt for MJW Law to represent your case, we will evaluate your claim and gather supporting evidence.

We will negotiate your claim.

We’ll always aim to settle claims out of court, however, if a court appearance is necessary, we’ll support you throughout the process and make sure your claim is resolved swiftly and with the most positive outcome in your favour.

Sports Law FAQs

If I have a sports injury, how long do I have to make a claim?


You will usually have up to three years to make a claim for any type of injury, so you should claim as soon as possible. It is usually the case that the earlier you decide to claim, the easier it will be to gather evidence to build your case.




Where can a sports injury happen?


As sports are played almost anywhere, injuries and therefore claims can be made from a variety of places. This could be at work, school, private property or even council-owned / public facilities. An injury could also happen due to the place you are playing or training, being maintained poorly. The reasons you could claim for inadequate environment standards include:

  • Bad ground conditions.
  • Faulty equipment.
  • Incorrect or lack of protective equipment provided.
  • Obstacles that haven’t been cleared away.




How do I know who to claim against for a sports injury?


It may not always be clear who is at fault for your injury. However, when you instruct MJW Law on your claim, we’ll assist you in working out who’s responsible for your injuries, and contact this party to see if they will admit fault.





Contact our expert team today