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Legal Advisers Guide: Governing Bodies & International Teams

Updated: May 20, 2022

Which law firms work for which governing bodies and which international teams? Find out here...

This is a guide to which law firms advise which governing bodies and international teams.

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The Premier League

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, Muckle LLP (The Premier League Charitable Fund advisers), McCormicks


Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, Bär & Karrer, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan


CMS, Armstrong Teasdale, Harper Macleod, Bär & Karrer

The Football League

Bird & Bird, Solesbury Gay

The Football Association

Bird & Bird, Northridge Law LLP, Farrer & Co, Pinsent Masons LLP, Muckle LLP, Shoosmiths

The Professional Footballers’ Association

Centrefield LLP, Mills & Reeve, Winston & Strawn, Farleys Solicitors

League Managers Association


Scottish Professional Football League

Burges Salmon, Burness Paull

The Scottish Football Association

Addleshaw Goddard, Burness Paull, CMS, BTO Solicitors

Football Association of Wales

Loosemores Solicitors

Football Association of Ireland

Kellerhals Carrard

Women in Football

Mishcon de Reya

Association of Football Agents (UK) Limited


The EFL Trust

Muckle LLP

The Football Foundation

Muckle LLP, Bates Wells

The National League


The Bostik League


The Northern Premier League


The Southern League


Sussex County FA

Rix & Kay Solicitors

Professional Game Match Officials Limited

McCormicks Football Safety Officers’ Association

Foot Anstey


Bär & Karrer, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Fédération Internationale des Associations de Footballeurs Professionnels (FIFPRO)

Morgan Sports Law, MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep

Major League Soccer

Centrefield LLP

US Soccer Federation

Latham & Watkins; Loeb & Loeb; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP (US Soccer Federation Foundation); Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Crowell & Moring

United Soccer League

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

North American Soccer League

Winston & Strawn

Asian Football Federation


La Liga

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Portuguese Football Association

Bär & Karrer

Swiss Football Association

Bär & Karrer, VISCHER

Swiss Association of Football Players

MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep

Ukrainian Association of Football

Kellerhals Carrard

Ligue de Football Professionnel du Cameroun

Morgan Sports Law

Sheffield and Hallamshire Football Association

Shakespeare Martineau

Football Delhi

Shivamm Sharrma, legal manager

Ligue de Football Professionnel

Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier


England Men’s Team

Fletcher Sports Law

England Women’s Team

Mills & Reeve

United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT)

Winston & Strawn

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