Sports Law

We understand the many areas where elite sports clubs and sports people need legal advice and practical commercial input, and the firm is ranked by Legal 500.

Thompson Darwin is the retained law firm of the Scarlets. We provide all legal services the club needs for a fixed price per month. David Thompson, who was previously the chief executive of a Super League rugby team, acts like in-house solicitor for the Scarlets, advising on whatever issues the club may face running an elite level sports club and stadium on a day to day basis. Ranging from simple sponsorship agreements and players joining and leaving the club, to complicated commercial contacts.

Other clients include:

David is ranked as a leading individual in Legal 500 and is also ranked in Chambers UK Guide for sport in Wales.