SportsLawyer | Experts in Sports Law

The Sports Law Firm for Organisations and Individuals

Sports Law Melbourne and Australia-wide

Our sports law team assists with everything sports law related – from governance documents and advice through to investigations and tribunal and court representation.

We help:

  • Sporting clubs, bodies, associations and organisations; and
  • Individuals – athletes, coaches and support staff

Our team of sports lawyers are experienced in providing advice and representation at all levels of sport, amateur through to professional.


Constitutions, policies, board charter, code of conduct, legal structure, investigations & good governance.

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Discrimination and disciplinary disputes, anti-doping, contract, board and selection & eligibility disputes.

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Disciplinary Tribunal Representation

All sporting tribunal matters, including matters at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Australia-wide.

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Violations advice, investigations, policy, procedures, education, investigations, advice and representation.

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Contracts and terms, restraint of trade, transfers, salary caps, termination, grievance procedures & redundancies.

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Discrimination, Harassment & Bullying

Policy and procedures, advice about complaints and investigations, education and representation.

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Our Melbourne based sports lawyers have experience across a range of sports including, but not limited to:

  • Athletics
  • Soccer
  • Triathlon 
  • Thoroughbred Racing
  • Harness Racing
  • Greyhound Racing
  • Wrestling
  • Boxing
  • Ten Pin Bowling 
  • Motor Sports
  • Shooting
  • Surfing
  • Basketball
  • BMX
  • Martial Arts
  • Swimming 
  • Gymnastics
  • Canoe Slalom
  • AFL

We regularly advise top Victorian and Australian athletes and sporting bodies on all aspects of sports law including sporting contracts, advice and representation (including drafting submissions) in sports tribunal proceedings, including doping, disciplinary disputes and board disputes.

Our sports law team assists committees and boards with the drafting or updating of their policies, constitution, board charter and codes of conduct. To ensure compliance, we are often called upon to provide insights, advice and education to boards and committees.

While our office is in Melbourne, Victoria, we provide advice and representation to clients across Australia and internationally.

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