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A network of sports specialists & advisers

Glaisyers ETL advise clients in all areas of the sport industry. Our clients range from some of the biggest football clubs in the world to emerging and high profile athletes to international investors requiring corporate advice on investment in sports clubs.

As part of the ETL Global group, we have an integrated, international network of sports specialists and advisers. We advise our clients on a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters, such as obligations and the importance of compliance, particularly in terms of international sports competitions and the developments in legal regulations that vary from country to country.

Glaisyers ETL has the skill, resources and network to advise top athletes as they change between global top leagues and cross-border contracts. Our team are also able to advice on the legal implications of international investment activities, tax regulation for VIP boxes and the right of publicity matters.

  • Acquisition and rent/lease of real estate.
  • Business seats and VIP boxes.
  • Estate planning.
  • Income relating to international sports events.
  • International sponsorship contracts.
  • Local country and overseas applications.
  • National team applications.
  • Player transfers.
  • Assessment of withholding taxes resulting from sponsorship.

Glaisyers ETL expertise delivered straight to you.

Whether you are starting up or already fully established, our experienced team will deliver the best outcome for you.


Glaisyers ETL has always had an ongoing commitment to sports. Team sports are particularly effective at bringing communities together and so many of our staff members immerse themselves in grassroots activities outside work. We are consistently excited to see the enrichment sport brings to the everyday lives of our employees and communities. Take a look at our ongoing community series below.

Sara Shulman, Solicitor

David Jones, Executive Partner

Glaisyers ETL | Manchester
3 Hardman St
Manchester M3 3HF

Call: +44 (0)161 832 4666

Glaisyers ETL | Liverpool
The Plaza, 100 Hall St
Liverpool L39QJ

Call: +44 (0)151 332 3555