Onside Law appoints Leon Farr as partner

New partner's areas of expertise include football transfers and football finance



Onside Law has appointed Leon Farr – whose areas of expertise include football transfers and football finance – as a partner.


Farr, who specialises in commercial, and regulatory matters, advises stakeholders across the sports industry, including international federations, national governing bodies, event organisers, sports teams, players, intermediaries, brands and agencies.


His particular areas of expertise include sponsorship agreements, football transfers and image rights, football finance transactions, and the commercial exploitation of media rights.


Oliver Hunt, one of Onside Law’s founding partners, said. “We are excited to welcome Leon into the partnership. Leon is an exceptional lawyer who has demonstrated his ability to apply those skills to the sports industry at the highest level, including acting as the lead lawyer for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 organising committee.”


Farr commented: I look forward to further strengthening our major events, digital and football practices as we move into a new phase of growth.”