Sports Dispute Resolution Lawyer

  • Location
    Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Law firm
  • Salary
    £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Expiry Date

Are you a seasoned legal professional with a passion for sports, media and entertainment and a track record of success? Join our esteemed client, an award winning UK Law Firm and bring your expertise and experience to the forefront of the sports legal arena.

Position: Sports Media and Entertainment Dispute Resolution Lawyer (Minimum 5 years PQE)


Lead and manage complex sports media and entertainment matters from inception to resolution.

Represent high-profile athletes, players associations, leagues and governing bodies, clubs and agents on a wide range of sports law matters, including contractual disputes, disciplinary actions, image rights and marketability and regulatory compliance issues.

Provide strategic legal advice and develop innovative and commercial solutions to navigate the unique challenges of the sports industry.

Advise on regulatory disputes and conduct international and domestic dispute resolution through ADR, courts and tribunals (primarily sports tribunals and the Court of Arbitration for Sport).

Collaborate closely with colleagues and clients to achieve favourable outcomes and uphold the integrity of sports law.


Minimum of 5 years of post-qualification experience (PQE) practicing law, with a focus on sports, media and entertainment dispute resolution. Ideally with a Masters in International Sports Law.

Proven expertise in sports law, with a deep understanding of industry regulations and precedent-setting cases.

Exceptional advocacy, negotiation, and communication skills.

Strong leadership abilities and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.

Opportunity to work on cutting-edge cases and make a significant impact in the sports industry.
Collaborative and supportive work culture that values diversity and inclusion.
Prestige of joining a renowned law firm with a stellar reputation in sports law.

How to Apply:
If you’re ready to take your career to new heights and become a leader in sports litigation, we want to hear from you!

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