BEST PROFESSIONAL SERVICE BUSINESS SERVING FOOTBALL
o Hall Brown Family Law
Hall Brown is an award winning boutique family law firm in Manchester, London, Leeds and Sheffield offering best-in-class advice on a full range of family law services. Every member of our team, from Partner to Personal Assistant has been handpicked with the aim of offering clients the highest level of legal expertise, service, and the best possible outcome.
We have worked with a number of sports professionals, their agents and clubs and pride ourselves on our discretion and ability to keep matters out of the media spotlight.
o KSS Design Group
The aim for KSS this year was to build on the UK success and also take the message and experience to Europe and replicate the amazing facilities and club successes we have delivered in the UK. The vitality of the game and fan enjoyment needs a more competitive European platform to compete with the power of the amazing Premier League. Fans at home and abroad also demand a higher quality experience and better facilities.
KSS aimed and succeeded in securing a wide range of stadia and training centre commissions with European clubs that strive to compete initially or more successfully in UEFA Champions League and Europa League competitions. Training centres remains a significant thrust of development for Premier League clubs seeking the resilience to stay in the toughest league in the world. We have designed on four such centres this year.
We are confident we can continue to serve football in the UK as a trusted and experienced partner and build on this platform to continue to grow internationally and improve the quality of the game, give a richer fan experience and improve player wellbeing.
With a focus on building close, lasting relationships with players as well as building a strong international network of advisors and subject-matter experts, Mackrell.Solicitors sets itself apart from many other law firms by offering a personable, engaging and practical full-service approach that considers the diverse and wide-ranging needs of their clients.
Having grown from just a concept five years ago, the Sports & Entertainment Team now acts for more than 85 athletes.
The team continues to go from strength to strength, growing to meet the demand for their services.
The team’s commitment to education and adding value not only to their clients, but also to the football community at large drives their passion for pro bono, charitable, and educational work.
With connections in more than 60 countries around the world, as the founding member of elite legal network Mackrell International, its sports clients can get immediate access to advice anywhere in the world.
Few firms can offer such a carefully tailored service to sports clients, which is a testament to the hard work and focus on clients’ needs.
o Oaks Consultancy
At Oaks we help socially-minded organisations to excel through effective strategic planning, fundraising and income generation. We challenge organisations in sport to think differently about their structure, purpose and future. We help organisations to explore and realise their fundraising potential. We lead and implement activities that stimulate new and diverse revenues.
Our team of 20 strategy and fundraising consultants supports hundreds of organisations in football of all shapes and sizes across the world, including the likes of UEFA, the European Club Association, Leicester City in the Community, Albion in the Community and several national associations and federations.
The past twelve months have proven to be our most successful in football to-date. We have supported several national associations of football across Europe, expanded into women’s football, and continued to support club community organisations in the Premier League, Championship and League One – raising over £2m for football-based interventions.
o Onside Law
Onside Law is a boutique sports law firm, with a particular focus on football. Having been at the forefront of the industry for nearly two decades, working in both the men’s and women’s game, Onside Law advises on the biggest deals and disputes in football, acting for many of football’s most iconic names. Highlights from the last 12 months include working on Aaron Ramsdale’s move to Arsenal, advising on Heart of Midlothian becoming the UK’s largest fan-owned club and acting for a Premier League club at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The team continues to go from strength to strength and has solidified its reputation as the go-to legal advisors in football.