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About SportsLawyer


Sports Lawyer is a boutique sports law firm that provides legal advice and representation to clients within the sporting industry and for any other sports related matters. The firm also branches into various other fields such as employment law through Paul Horvath Solicitor.

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Experts in Sports Law

We pride ourselves on providing prompt, accessible and personal services for our clients.  We have received many awards including the Paul Trisley ANZSLA Award for excellence in publication of a sports law paper.  Work we have done has included disciplinary tribunal work (including seeking injunctive relief before the courts where necessary); reviewing or drawing up constitutions of sporting organisations; advising on all aspects of anti-doping laws for commercial events or for individual clients; advising on employment contracts from an employer or employee perspective; and representing clients before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

With over 18 years of experience and practice we have taken on not only national cases but also international challenges within the sporting industry.


Clients the firm has represented and/or advised include:

Richmond Football Club

Ten Pin Bowling Australia

Football Federation Victoria

Athletics Australia

AFL players (numerous, from clubs including Geelong, Richmond, Hawthorn, Essendon)

Gymnastics Victoria

Wresting Australia