Liverpool Brabners law firm was named ‘Best Professional Services Firm in the Service of Football’ at the 2014 Football Business Awards.
The company beat the competition from a strong shortlist of professional companies to claim the title in front of an audience of sports stars and key businessmen at a ceremony held on the grounds of Stamford Bridge in Chelsea.
The judges said: “Brabners did a great job covering the space to a high standard, they acted on five of the 10 most expensive summer signings in 2014 – their client list as well as industry expertise is important. . “
Maurice Watkins, Senior Partner, Head of Brabners Sports Law Team and Former Manchester United Director, said: Football Business Awards for our achievements and industry expertise.
Mark Brandwood, Managing Partner at Brabners added: âThis prestigious award is well deserved by our sports law team whose work continues to be recognized in the football industry.
Last year, Brabners won the âProfessional Football Servicesâ award at the Northwest Football Awards.
Brabners Sports Law team advises a wide range of football clients including Premier League clubs, Football League clubs, Scottish Premier League clubs, players’ associations, governing bodies, individual players , agents and companies operating in football, including sponsors.
He advises on a range of issues such as football regulatory matters, player transfers and contracts.