Legal Business Advice for a Range of Sporting Issues

David McWilliam, Sports Injury Solicitor, has over 20 years’ experience practicing Personal injury Law and has a wealth of experience in relation to sports injury cases from a business perspective.

This experience includes event management, contracts, sponsorships agreements, charity work and intermediary/agents regulations.

He now sits as an Independent Disciplinary Panel Member at Dorset Football Association dealing with disciplinary hearings and is also a Games Programme Monitor for the English Football League (EFL). He is also a member of the British Association for Sport and Law (BASL).

Within the Sports Law Department, the team have dealt with a wide variety of sporting legal issues to include providing trade mark advice for a professional women’s cricket team, branding and trade mark advice for a number of sport magazines to include drafting shareholders agreements, prepared employment contracts for soccer schools and golf clubs and advised a number of sporting charities. We have also advised County Cricket Clubs on numerous matters to include payer contracts.

If you need assistance and would like to discuss a matter further, please call our Head of Department, David McWilliam on 01202 057710 or email sportslaw@ellisjones.co.uk.

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Sean McNally

Partner, Solicitor & Joint Head of Family

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David McWilliam

Partner, Solicitor and Head of Personal Injury & Sports Law

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Our specialist teams can provide full service legal advice and assistance, providing practical and cost-effective solutions.

Our offices

Bournemouth
302 Charminster Road Bournemouth Dorset BH8 9RU
01202 525333 Contact
London
Office 320 107 – 111 Fleet Street London EC4A 2AB
02039 784720 Contact
Poole
14a Haven RoadCanford Cliffs, Poole Dorset BH13 7LP
01202 709898 Contact
Ringwood
Monmouth Court Southampton Road, Ringwood Hampshire BH24 1HE
01425 484848 Contact
Swanage
55 High Street Swanage Dorset BH19 2LT
01929 422233 Contact
Wimborne
39a East Street Wimborne Dorset BH21 1DX
01202 057676 Contact