Essentially Sports Management Australia sues Hussey

By Community | May 15, 2012

Australian Cricketer David Hussey is being sued by his former management company, anesthetist Essentially Sports Management Australia.
The company, see which represented him between 2005 and 2011, claims he agreed to pay them 10 percent of his Indian Premier League earnings but later reneged on the deal.
Hussey has received  a Victorian Supreme Court writ, which details the $US 2.8 million he would earn playing two IPL seasons for Kings XI Punjab , the £85,000 to £90,000 he earned from English county club Nottinghamshire as well as his six-figure Cricket Australia salary and significant amounts from Gray Nicholls and Cricket Victoria.
Essentially Sports Management claims it is owed a 10 percent commission on his IPL earnings- including any for next year if Kings Punjab extends his current contract, 10 percent of his Nottinghamshire earnings, 10 percent of his earnings from Grey Nicholls, 2.5 percent of his base salary with Cricket Australia and $5200 in commercial services fees from his Cricket Victoria earnings.
Hussey became a client of Essentially Sports Management in January 2005. In Ferburary 2011, he wrote to give notice to terminate the business agreement. ESM claims the contract remained effective until June 30 2011.

Australian cricketer David Hussey is being sued by his former management company, Essentially Sports Management Australia. 

The company, which represented him between 2005 and 2011, claims he agreed to pay them 10 percent of his Indian Premier League earnings but later reneged on the deal.

Hussey has received  a Victorian Supreme Court writ, which details the $US 2.8 million he would earn playing two IPL seasons for Kings XI Punjab , the £85,000 to £90,000 he earned from English county club Nottinghamshire as well as his six-figure Cricket Australia salary and significant amounts from Gray Nicholls and Cricket Victoria.

Essentially Sports Management (ESM) claims it is owed a 10 percent commission on his IPL earnings- including any for next year if Kings Punjab extends his current contract, 10 percent of his Nottinghamshire earnings, 10 percent of his earnings from Grey Nicholls, 2.5 percent of his base salary with Cricket Australia and $5200 in commercial services fees from his Cricket Victoria earnings.

Hussey became a client of ESM in January 2005. In Ferburary 2011, he wrote to give notice to terminate the business agreement. ESM claims the contract remained effective until June 30 2011.