Updates

onside law advises on Betfair’s innovative sponsorship deals

onside law advised Betfair on innovative sponsorship deals with both Manchester United and Barcelona Football Club securing numerous branding and sponsorship rights in consideration for a combination of a revenue share arrangement and a sponsorship fee.

onside law advises ECB on new sponsorships

onside law advised the England and Wales Cricket Board on both their appointment of Brit Insurance as the England Cricket team’s new shirt sponsor (replacing Vodafone) in a 4 year deal which will take effect immediately following this winter’s tour to South Africa and the renewal of NPower’s title sponsorship of domestic Test cricket for a further two year period.

onside law advises Alan Pardew on Southampton FC appointment

onside law advised long standing client Alan Pardew on his appointment as the new manager of Southampton FC. The deal represents Alan’s move back into management following his departure from Charlton Athletic during the 2008/2009 season and was negotiated with the new owners’ representatives following their recent takeover of the club.

onside law advises England Under 21 star on move to Premier League

onside law advised Andrew Surman on his move from Southampton to Premier League new boys Wolverhampton Wanderers. The England Under-21 international, who can play in midfield or at left-back, has signed a three-year deal with the option of a further 12 months. One of the game’s bright prospects, onside law wishes Andrew all the best in the Premier League.

onside law clients excel in golf’s second Major of 2009

Ross was in contention for victory right up until the final hole and must now be considered a real contender for The Open in July. Ross will be competing with other onside law clients at Turnberry including former winners Faldo and Lawrie, as well as Goosen, Rose, Hansen, Stenson and Hedblom.

Sir Nick – golfing legend knighted

Long standing onside law client, Nick Faldo, has added another title to his six majors — “Sir”. Nick Faldo was given a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to golf, the only athlete to be given one of Britain’s highest honors on the monarch’s birthday list in 2009. Nick was quoted as saying “I was delighted to hear the news that I will be receiving a knighthood and am more than a little bit humbled to have been afforded this great honour.” onside law congratulates Nick on the announcement, with the award being a fitting tribute to a man widely thought of as Britain’s greatest ever golfer and one of the country’s sporting greats. Sir Nick Faldo joins Sir Michael Parkinson on onside law’s roster of knighted clients.