Andrew has a wide array of experience advising clients in the sports and events sector on sponsorship; broadcasting; merchandising; licensing; player contracts; intermediary issues; athlete endorsement; disciplinary issues; regulatory matters and disputes. He regularly advises corporate entities, governing bodies, individuals and foreign law firms on matters spanning football, cycling, horseracing, triathlons, motorsports, golf and tennis. Andrew also has a particular interest in the growing eSports industry.
Before joining Al Tamimi & Co, Andrew was Legal Counsel at The English Football Association, primarily focussed on regulatory matters, dispute resolution and risk management. Highlights included re-drafting The FA Rulebook, acting as the Secretariat for the FA Rule K arbitration process and handling a number of cases heard by the UEFA Disciplinary Committee, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee and the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Prior to that, Andrew worked in the City of London at a large European law firm, where he gained further experience advising football, rugby, horseracing and boxing clients on disciplinary and anti-doping matters.
Currently studying – Post Graduate Certificate in Sports Law, De Montford University (BASL)
2012 – Legal Practice Course, Kaplan Law School
2010 – Law LLB (Hons), University of Nottingham
2015 – Solicitor, England and Wales