Sports Disputes & Investigations

Recommended in Legal 500, Peters & Peters deals with all forms of commercial, corporate and business-related domestic and international sports disputes, representing sports individuals subject to match fixing, fraud and other criminal proceedings.

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With the development of sport as a global industry, our cases increasingly involve sporting bodies, clubs, managers, administrators and agents.

There is an enhanced awareness of the potential for financial abuses, cheating and criminality. This has led to greater enforcement action by sporting bodies and governments in relation to corruption, match fixing and doping.

Commercial sports disputes increasingly involve allegations of complex quasi-criminality or fraud. Peters & Peters deploys expertise from its commercial and criminal law departments to provide a multi-disciplinary approach in meeting clients’ needs.

Our outstanding team of lawyers has been recognised in Chambers and Partners UK by achieving top-tier status across the main practice areas of Civil Fraud, Criminal Fraud, Extradition and Business Crime.

Members of the team have considerable experience in the area of sports disputes and investigations, representing high-profile individuals in club and organisation ownership disputes as well as advising Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs on contractual matters and acting for a leading football agent in appellate proceedings.

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Keith Oliver

Keith Oliver, Head of International

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+44 (0)20 7822 7722

Neil Swift

Neil Swift, Partner

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+44 (0)20 7822 7763

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