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Football Contract Negotiation

Legal Advice on Football Contract Negotiation

A contract is a legal document detailing the rights and obligations of all the parties for the duration of the agreement.

As a specialist provider of legal advice to the football and sports industry, Farleys is perfectly positioned to advise you on signing a new contract.

During contract negotiations it is imperative that the best interests of the client are satisfied and the most lucrative outcome is achieved.

Despite the significant financial sums and other obligations at stake in contracts, it is surprising how many players do not seek professional legal advice. Whether in relation to initial contract negotiations, transfers or the contractual implications of promotion and relegation, it is vital that professional advice is sought in order to ensure the best outcome.

Contract advice to maximise earning potential

Farleys have a specialist department dealing with the management of professional footballers’ careers. We regularly act for Premier League and Football League players in their football contract negotiations ensuring that their specific needs are met and their earning potential is maximised both in the short and long term.

Farleys’ Head of Sports Law Daniel Draper is a “Registered Lawyer under The FA Football Agents Regulations”, enabling him to act in contract negotiations on behalf of football players. In addition, Daniel also represents clients in international endorsement and sponsorship contracts with Directors and Executives at some of the leading global sporting companies.

It is essential that the true worth of the player is reflected in the conclusion of the negotiations. We specialise in advising on initial contract negotiations, transfers and the contractual implications of promotion and relegation.

Our experts at ensure that the contract in question not only meets the present market value of the player, but also accounts for how important it is that any long term career and personal interests are catered for. Our specialist lawyers will ensure that income and bonuses are fully maximised during the player’s professional employment.

Each negotiation is approached on a precise and pragmatic basis and concluded to the individual needs of each client in question. Football contracts can be extremely complicated and specialised and our team of experts are able to provide clear and concise advice in relation to each and every contractual term in order to ensure that the contract is an accurate reflection of exactly what has been agreed.

Contact a Football Contract Lawyer

For legal advice on football contracts, call our professional sports lawyers today on 0333 331 4986 or email us.

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