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onside law looking to recruit new lawyer

On 29 March, the BBC Breakfast sports news featured four of onside law’s clients. Many law firms claim to be specialists in the sports sector – onside law has the client base to prove it.

onside law is a niche law firm specialising in the sport, entertainment and fashion industries. The firm’s unique offering, which blends senior in-house sports industry experience with ‘magic circle’ law firm backgrounds, and approach, also sets it apart from other firms. onside law continues to rise in the legal directories rankings year on year.

onside law now has an exciting opportunity for a 3-4 PQE lawyer with at least two years post qualification corporate/commercial experience gained in a leading City firm. Exceptional in-house candidates with this grounding will also be considered. Experience in the sports, fashion or entertainment sectors is not a pre-requisite

The successful candidate will be primarily involved in a corporate commercial role, but must also have the appetite for a wider range of work, including IP, regulatory and contentious matters.

onside law is looking for:

  • An intelligent, confident self starter who will pick up new skills quickly;
  • A strong and energetic team player who enjoys working with others;
  • A candidate with a genuine and demonstrable commitment to working in the business of sport and entertainment for the long term;
  • Someone who is polished, client facing and personable who will be a good ambassador for the firm and keen to develop the business further.

For more information, please contact our exclusively retained consultant Jim Chaplin at Sports Recruitment International on 020 7092 6969, email jc@sportsrecruitment.com or write to:

Sports Recruitment International
20-23 Greville Street
London EC1N 8SS

All direct or third party applications will be forwarded to Sports Recruitment International for consideration.

onside law advises Sven-Göran Eriksson on role as Ivory Coast Manager

onside law advises Sven-Göran Eriksson on his appointment as manager of the Ivory Coast football team ahead of this Summer’s World Cup in South Africa where they will face Brazil, Portugal and North Korea in the group stages.

onside law advises on groundbreaking ad campaign

onside law client, Heston Blumenthal has joined forces with Waitrose to become the “face” of a new advertising and promotional campaign. The campaign includes groundbreaking 3 minute television advertisements during prime time slots, a range of “Heston signature” product lines and collaboration with fellow chef, Delia Smith.

onside law advises on ECB’s successful defence of player appeals

onside law have recently advised the ECB in its successful defence of appeals brought by Northamptonshire CCC and Lancashire CCC against the ECB’s rejection of governing body endorsement applications for their ongoing employment of Johann Van Der Wath, Riki Wessels and Francois Du Plessis respectively.

onside law at the Winter Olympics

onside law advised Paddy Power on its deal to become the Snow Leopard, Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong’s Principal Sponsor).

As the Vancouver Winter Olympics gets under way, Kwame, known as the Snow Leopard, will be representing Ghana in the Alpine skiing events. See www.ghanaskiteam.com/newsite/features/profile for more details.

Being from African heritage and from a country without snow makes his participation particularly special, he is the first skier from Ghana and one of only a handful from the African continent. What makes Kwame’s dream and journey to the Olympics even more incredible is that be only starting skiing just over 5 years ago in Milton Keynes. We will be keeping a keen eye on Kwame in the Slalom on 27 February 2010.