Sports Law Partner – 7 years+ PQE – Midlands - A rare opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled Sports Law Partner to join a leading practice in the Midlands and take charge of a diverse caseload of Sports law matters as well as take on the responsibility of enhancing the sports law offerings.


This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright and ambitious lawyer to join a fast paced law firm which is in an exciting growth phase. The firm continues to go from strength to strength and is in an eviable position having recently posted excellent results. The firm are now looking to appoint a Sports Partner who has experience in working with professional sport's people.  You will have an excellent knowledge of sport's law and will be able to demonstrate a real depth of knowledge accross areas such as commercial contracts, player's IP rights and digital convergence.  You will be passionate about this area of law and demonstrate a desire to develop this market. The successful applicant will be appointed as a Partner (exact level will be qualified when I recieve your aopplication) and  you will be offered a structured and challenging long-term career progression along with a very competitive salary and benefits package.



In return you must be able to offer skills and expertise across a range of commercial contracts , player rights, media rights,  along with sound negotiating and technical skills and the ability to offer the highest standard of client care.  The successful applicant will ideally be a Partner in their exisitng law firm or will be an impressive Senior Associate who is currently frsutratred by their lack of career progression within their current firm. You will have a strong level of contacts within the market and will have established a good reputation and number of contacts within this market place. You must be passionate about this area of law and committed to growing this area of the practice.  This is a unique opportunity as there is a chance to build on the exisiting team.  The only limitations within this role are your own as the firm is committed to this area of law and will give the Partner a free rein in terms of growing this department.

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Contact Penny Trotman
penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk0121 454 1004