onside law acts on ECB official partner deals

onside law advised the ECB in relation to a series of recently announced “official partner” deals, including those with Marston’s, The Times and Buxtons and LV= on its sponsorship of County Championship cricket. We have also advised the ECB on a range of commercial and contractual issues relating to the hugely successful World Twenty20 Cup which saw Pakistan and England win the men’s and women’s events respectively.


Sara is a world-class freediver, with three world records and a World Championship Gold medal to her name. Referred to affectionately by her fellow athletes as ‘Mighty Mouse’, she is also the smallest freediver on the circuit, at just under five foot. onside law provides Sara with pro bono advice.


onside law is the exclusive Sports Law Sponsor of the Oldest Football Club in the world, as recognised by FIFA. Sheffield FC is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and is hosting the likes of Glasgow Rangers, Real Madrid and FIFA as part of the celebrations. onside law is proud to support grassroots sport and SFC’s community projects including its disability team and ‘Boots for Africa’ charity.

Special Olympics

onside law provides pro bono advice to Special Olympics Great Britain to all of its sponsorship affairs. SOGB is the major provider of sporting opportunities for people with learning disabilities. Special Olympics is regarded as the third member of the Olympic movement and Special Olympics Team GB 2007 will be traveling to represent Great Britain in Shanghai in October 2007.

New Free Diving World Record for onside law client

Congratulations to onside law client Sara Campbell who, on 2nd April, set a new free diving world record of 96 meters in the Bahamas. This is Sara’s fourth world record and was set with a dive time of 3 minutes and 36 seconds.

Polar Explorer launches book

onside law client and polar explorer Tom Avery has launched his latest book “To the End of the Earth: the Race to Solve Polar Exploration’s Greatest Mystery” which recounts the story of how Tom led three men, one woman and sixteen dogs to the North Pole in a world record time while attempting to prove who really was the first to reach the top of the world.