Lawrence Stephens

Sports and Entertainment

Pursuing success

  • Guiding you at every crucial juncture of your career
  •  Finding innovative approaches to protect your intellectual property 
  • Creating the best solutions to maximise your potential  

Competition in the world of sports and entertainment is often fierce. To compete effectively requires careful planning, constant innovation and commercial expertise. We understand how to help clients develop their businesses and protect their interests which enables them to compete to win.

In acting on very high-profile matters, our team is often creative, setting industry precedents and helping to break new ground.

Across a diverse range of sports, we have significant experience in advising athletes, agents, managers, clubs, brands and other stakeholders - from promotional contracts and sponsorship deals to handling disputes and a wide range of complex regulatory matters.

Our clients include: Premier League and WSL players, current and former world boxing champions, Olympic athletes, Commonwealth champions, F1 racing drivers, international cricketers, professional golfers, global football agencies and football clubs, as well as international brands and businesses operating in different sports.

Across film, music and the arts, we represent some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry: actors, producers and studios; music artists, independent record labels and production companies; as well as international art galleries, artists and brokers. We also advise celebrities and influencers.

Our entertainment practice is full-service. We assist on commercial, management, assignment and endorsement agreements. We also advise our entertainment clients on a wide range of disputes matters.