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Sports Law Specialists in Wales


Here at Howells Solicitors, we have the expertise to advise on the law in sport across a whole range of needs for athletes and clubs, both amateur and professional.

We act for a variety of clients, from organisations and teams to individual sportspeople, intermediaries to commercial partners, and offer a complete service including advice in the following areas:

Individual Athletes

  • Contract reviews and negotiations
  • Sports sponsorship agreements
  • Image rights and intellectual property
  • Media and broadcasting
  • Disciplinary and governing body involvement
  • Sports immigration
  • Sports injuries and other personal injury
  • Player wealth management and tax planning

Sporting Clubs and Organisations

  • Club rules and constitutions
  • Contract drafting and transfer negotiations
  • Player disciplinary issues
  • Advice on NGB Rules and negotiation
  • Sports sponsorship arrangements
  • Media and broadcasting
  • Stadium and venue leases/purchases, land sales

Meet Our Experienced Sports Law Team

David Lewis Heads our Sports Law Department

David Lewis
David has developed a strong sports law following, advising a number of high profile professional sports clubs, as well as amateur organisations. He also regularly advises professional players, particularly on the law in sport contracts and exit agreement negotiations.

David advised Sam Warburton, Wales and British and Irish Lions Captain, during his negotiations with the WRU over the very first centralised players’ contract. He’s also represented other international rugby players both in Wales, Europe and from Southern Hemisphere teams.

Need Advice and Guidance on the Legal Factors in Sport?

Our solicitors specialise in clear, jargon free advice. Utilising a mixture of legal and commercial experience to seek the best outcomes for clubs and athletes alike.

If you would like to speak to one of the team about the law in sport or any other area of the legal system, please contact us on 0808 178 2773 or email info@howellslegal.com.


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