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Sports advice that's in a league of its own. Providing legal support to organisations and sports people, from grassroots level to the top of the professional game.


To perform at the highest level, a sports team needs top-class support. And this extends to your legal team, who are just as an important part of your backroom staff as your coaches and physios.

As the only firm ranked in Legal 500 UK for Sport in the North, our Sports team understands the game inside out and works hard to get the best results for our clients, assisting them on a broad range of commercial legal matters.

We work with some of the biggest names in sport, including The Football Association, Sport England, England Athletics and parkrun Global.

See our sports specialisms
  • Event sponsorship
  • Commercial rights
  • Corporate governance and investment
  • Contracts
  • Image rights and employment contracts
  • Trademark protection
  • Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASC)
  • UK GDPR compliance support
  • Regulation
  • HMRC
  • Club structures and special tax status
  • Development projects
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The Football Association is delighted to be able to team up with Muckle LLP in order that the County Football Associations are able to access high-quality legal support across a range of key business issues. Muckle LLP have a very good reputation for working with a number of sports.

Laurence Jones, The Football Association
Head of The National League System

Muckle LLP is an 'outstanding firm with vision, immense knowledge and a rock-solid core of excellence which runs through the heart of the Firm.' From its single-office platform, it continues to attract clients and mandates on a regional, national and international basis.

Legal 500 UK, client quote
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We're based in Newcastle upon Tyne, but our people live across the North East and Cumbria, helping clients nationwide. Get in touch today and see how we make a difference.
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