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Sports Law

Misasi Legal assists athletes, organizations and sports industry professionals protect their brand, identity, image, likeness, and business while supporting their growth. Misasi Legal assists these industry players with advertising and marketing strategies, endorsement and sponsorship agreements, and athlete representation.

What is Sports Law? 

 

Sports law includes various areas of law that affect how athletes engage in sport and how sports are governed. This impacts athletes at every level. 

 

Sports law is unique as certain features of the sports industry cannot neatly fit into existing legal assumptions and doctrines. Sports law requires the law to be applied with an understanding of the industry. 

 

Why is it significant? 

 

As the effect of sports has evolved and grown, greater attention is given to the business of sports. Not only do sports have a large impact on the economy but it addresses social issues and influences culture. 

 

Sports Law intersects with:

  • Contract Law

  • Personal Injury Law

  • Employment & Labour Law 

  • Antitrust Law

  • Tort Law

  • Intellectual Property & Trademark Law

  • Constitutional & Statutory Law 

  • Criminal Law 

  • Tax Law 

  • Real Estate Law 

 

A Sports Lawyer can represent: 

  • Leagues 

  • Governing Associations 

  • Players

  • Officials

  • Agents 

  • Industry Start-ups 

To speak with a sports lawyer contact us via email at erikamisasi@misasilegal.ca, Instagram at @misaslegal, phone at 647-297-5007, or visit our website at www.misasilegal.ca for more information. 

Additional Links 

Professional & Amateur Athletes

Contract Negotiations

Sponsorships and Endorsements

Sporting Organizations

Policy and Regulatory Support

Dispute Resolution

Administrative Governance (including Organizational Documentation and Codes of Conduct)

Career Planning

For athletes at all stages of their career. 

Contract

Negotiation and Advice

Drafting

Review

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