Madison Marcus offer specialised legal services to high-profile individuals, brands and organisations in the sports, entertainment and media industries. Our lawyers understand the complex operating framework and regulatory environment affecting these unique industries and provide expert advice that can help to protect and maximise the value of your brand.
Our team is also able to act in a crisis relief role and provide advice that covers your legal needs as well as supports you in relation to your public relation requirements in situations that demand more than just a legal approach.
Where required, our lawyers engage experts who provide the highest quality strategic and practical advice to develop and maintain positive brand association and ensure long-term success.
We can provide expert assistance with:
We review, draft and negotiate sponsorships, endorsements, licensing and distribution, corporate transactions, club transfers and media rights.
We can establish, protect and enforce intellectual property rights through platforms including trademark, design and patent registration, copyright advice and enforcement.
Public relations and defamation
Our lawyers have vast experience with defamation cases and the acumen to effectively manage the media and provide crisis management during a public relations event.
Governance and regulation
We advise on matters involving rules and regulation, compliance and enforcement of integrity issues including on and off-field behavioural misconduct, match-fixing, corruption and wrongful termination.
Our team can provide expert advice on business and commercial structures including joint ventures, shareholding arrangements, director’s duties, licensing and distribution, and property transactions.
Taxation and financial services
We can advise clients on the legal aspects of finance, investments and tax including income tax and deductions, trusts, asset protection, superannuation structures and wealth management.
Safety and risk
Our lawyers and accredited specialists can represent you in matters relating to sporting insurance claims, personal injury claims, discrimination, negligence and liability.
Litigation and dispute resolution
We can assist with sport-related disciplinary matters involving the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority and World Anti-Doping Agency.
We can provide assistance with criminal charges, including pre-charge advisory and running your matter through to successful completion.
For all enquiries in relation to sports, media or entertainment law, or for a free 15-minute consultation, please contact our expert team today via the form on this page.
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