Harmers Workplace Lawyers (“Harmers”) is recognised as one of Australia’s leading sports sector employment law firms. We have a demonstrated history working with sports sector clients, including sports entertainment companies and administrators, associations, elite athletes, coaches and match officials.
Our legal services can be tailored for all sports participants, ranging from regional to international level, and amateur to professional, across all of the Firm’s practice areas, including Industrial Relations, Work Health and Safety, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity, Change Management, Legal Risk Management, Investigations, and Training.
Importantly, our specialised team is familiar with a broad range of sports as competitors, ticketed members and armchair spectators, enriching our legal service to our sports sector clients by providing them with commercially relevant and tailored advice in line with the spirit of your game.
Examples of sports sector matters include:
We have represented sporting clients in employment litigation matters in all federal and state courts and tribunals, including claims in relation to breach of contract and trade practices; unfair dismissal; general protections; and restraint of trade.
Harmers can also provide referrals for administrative and governance aspects of sports law.