iSportconnect in Partnership with Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

November 7, 2011

iSportconnect is pleased to announce a new partnership with leading law firm Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP.

The agreement will see Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP contribute to iSportconnect’s sports law sub-community. Contributions will include initiating group discussions, sale as well as writing expert columns, and publishing case studies.  Field Fisher Waterhouse will also work with iSportconnect to host the London branch of iSportconnect Directors Clubs; regular networking events for influential leaders in the sports industry.

Patrick Cannon, Head of Sport at Field Fisher Waterhouse said: “As a leading provider of legal advice to the sports industry, we will endeavour to offer the iSportconnect network an understanding of the legal issues affecting the business of sport as they arise from time to time; initiate relevant discussion surrounding points of law as well as providing expert opinion.”

Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP acts for sports bodies and regulators, marketing agencies, sponsors, sports brand owners, broadcasters, and professional clubs. Its expertise within the sports sector ranges from advising on regulatory and disciplinary issues to advice on TV and media rights, sponsorship and sports marketing, the acquisition and funding of sports businesses, brand protection, betting and gaming, merchandising, ticketing, endorsement, litigation, and stadia developments.

Founder and CEO of iSportconnect Sree Varma added: “We are very excited to be working with Field Fisher Waterhouse. Their expertise in sports law will be a fantastic addition to iSportconnect. iSportconnect will launch its Directors club next year for sports business professionals to connect, so this partnership comes at a great time. I am also particularly enthusiastic about Field Fisher Waterhouse’s contributions to the sports law sub-community.”

Read Patrick Cannon first column for iSportconnect, “Developing New Sports Stadia Post the Credit Crunch.”