Sports Law

Our Practice

As professionalism has developed in Australian sport, so too has the demand for professional legal advice and counsel in Sports Law. At Shand Taylor Lawyers, our aim is to draw on our years of industry experience in major areas of the law and apply our knowledge to the 'business' of sport.

Whether you are an athlete, coach, manager, administrator, club, organisation, sponsor or supporter, our lawyers provide practical legal advice to protect our clients' rights and solve their problems in a timely manner.

Our Expertise

Our team is able to assist with:

  • contract interpretation and negotiation
  • restraint of trade and competition concerns
  • the preparation of employment contracts and agreements
  • intellectual property rights
  • agency matters
  • discrimination and equal opportunity claims
  • dispute resolution
  • disciplinary tribunals and litigation
  • sporting facilities’ construction, development and management
  • incorporation of sporting associations
  • sponsorship agreements
  • negligence
  • disputes relating to team selection and performance

Publications

Image Rights as an Athlete: Do you Need Trade Mark Protection?

Our Team

Please refer your enquiries to:

John Sneddon, Partner
(07) 3307 4504
jsneddon@shandtaylor.com.au

Matthew Shannon, Partner
(07) 3307 4506
mshannon@shandtaylor.com.au

Kimberley Forman, Senior Associate
(07) 3307 4523
kforman@shandtaylor.com.au