The Footballer Abuse Scandal: Legal Implications Explained

Posted by on Dec 5, 2016 in Football | No Comments
The Footballer Abuse Scandal: Legal Implications Explained

I have written many blogs surrounding a wide range of legal issues in football. Never did I think I would be in a position where the sexual abuse of young footballers would be so prevalent that it would be worthy of a blog. It would appear that Andy Woodward, a childhood hero of mine as […]

David Seligman features in the Daily Mail: Why football kit sales DO NOT cover transfer fees!

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Football, Transfers | No Comments
David Seligman features in the Daily Mail: Why football kit sales DO NOT cover transfer fees!

This week the Mail Online released an article, revealing that football players shirt sales do not necessarily cover their own transfer fees. They advise that there is no doubt that the signing of a superstar player will boost sales however it will not necessarily cover their enormous transfer fees.  Our Sports Lawyer, David Seligman was asked […]

Medical Negligence in Professional Sport

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Medical Negligence | No Comments
Medical Negligence in Professional Sport

Last week former Tottenham Hotspur youth team player Radwan Hamed was reportedly awarded £7million in compensation after being left with brain damage after collapsing during a match in 2006. This result follows on from further high profile litigation in which former professional rugby union player Cillian Willis recently instigated legal proceedings against his former club Sale […]

CM’s David Seligman speaks to BBC Radio 5 Live

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Football | No Comments
CM’s David Seligman speaks to BBC Radio 5 Live

This week our Sports Lawyer David Seligman spoke to Emma Barnett of BBC radio 5 Live, discussing football transfers and third part ownership. David and Emma were joined in the debate by former Crystal Palace F.C. Chairman Simon Jordan. David opened the debate explaining how a football transfer is instigated. He went further explaining that […]

CM’s David Seligman advises Premier League player

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Uncategorised | No Comments
CM’s David Seligman advises Premier League player

CM Solicitor’s David Seligman was delighted this week to have advised a Premier League footballer on his first major sponsorship agreement. The player entered into a sponsorship deal with sporting goods, giants Adidas, following his impressive pre-season and impressive start to his club’s Premier League campaign. Speaking about the deal David said,  I was contacted […]

BBC interview David Seligman about Deadline Day

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Transfers | No Comments
BBC interview David Seligman about Deadline Day

It is that time of year again. Transfer Deadline Day. Where football players, agents and club officials are running around frantically, trying to get last minute transfer deals over the line.   Today, our Sports Lawyer, David Seligman was featured on BBC World Service and asked for his perspective on the transfer window. “I think […]

Our Sports Lawyers quick thought on the impact of Brexit!

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Premier League | No Comments
Our Sports Lawyers quick thought on the impact of Brexit!

The honest position is that we simply do not know exactly what will happen yet. We can only hypothesise about how leaving the EU will impact upon English football. Obviously the European Union allows EU citizens the ability to come and work freely in the UK. With Brexit the free market and the free movement […]

The Transfer Process

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Football, Transfers | No Comments
The Transfer Process

The transfer season is in full swing. Each day that passes a high profile deal is done. Fans will often hear about transfers in the gossip columns in the lead up to the inevitable twitter announcement, accompanied by the new signing, dressed in full kit with his arms aloft holding a scarf by the pitch. […]

Daily Mail Online features our Client: Football Transfer Fees

Daily Mail Online features our Client: Football Transfer Fees

Today The Daily Mail online has featured our client, French Agent, Mamadi Fofana and CM Sports Lawyer, David Seligman on the Premier Leagues Transfer Fees. Fofana who represents Celtic’s Moussa Dembele, whom we recently advised on the transfer of, told Sports Mail: ‘If I propose a player that plays in France to an Italian club, the […]

David advises on another international transfer!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Football, Transfers | No Comments
David advises on another international transfer!

Yesterday CD Tondela signed French defender Alassane També on a season-long loan deal from Italian giants Genoa. També, formerly of French club Paris St Germain is a former France Under 20 national team player and operates either as a centre back or a right back. This is the second deal of the summer that CM […]