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.

onside law and the IPL Auction

onside law advised the ECB on all aspects of the release of centrally contracted England cricketers for the IPL Auction which took place in Goa, India and resulted in both Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen being sold for $1.55 Million.

Power Boat business acquisition

onside law advised XSMG World on its acquisition of the XS power boat business. XSMG World will continue to design, manufacture and distribute the XSR48 superboats recently referred to as the Bugatti Veyron of the sea.