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Burges Salmon secures SPFL panel appointment

Posted: 22nd August 2019

Burges Salmon has been appointed by the Scottish Professional Football League to its panel of legal advisers

Building on the firm’s outstanding track record of undertaking complex and high-profile work in the Sport sector, the Corporate, Commercial and Real Estate teams from Burges Salmon will provide the SPFL with legal advice for a range of corporate and commercial projects.

Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive at the Scottish Professional Football League, comments: “We’re delighted to have the Burges Salmon team on board, as one of our trusted legal advisers.  The firm has a fantastic pedigree in the area of sports law and we look forward to building a long-lasting relationship with Danny and his team.”

Danny Lee, Burges Salmon Corporate team partner, adds: “We are continuing to forge partnerships with some of Scotland’s most significant institutions, as this appointment to the SPFL panel highlights.  We’re delighted to be on the panel and are excited about assisting the SPFL with its wide variety of interesting and complex legal needs.”

Danny Lee

Burges Salmon’s sports lawyers have acted for clients in the sector for over 20 years, and are renowned for working on complex ground-breaking cases.  By combining deep industry insight and legal expertise from across the firm, the Burges Salmon team delivers a complete service tailored to the needs of its clients.  The firm’s team of sports law specialists, which has established a reputation for winning high profile cases, working with world leading international federations, sports clubs and individuals, is led by partner Jeremy Dickerson.

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