Carol Couse

Carol Couse


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What can Carol do for you?

Carol is a sports lawyer who advises clients on regulatory and commercial issues in professional sport. She has particular expertise on football regulatory matters (player transfers, player contracts, immigration/work permit requirements). She also appears before dispute resolution forums at a domestic and international level, including before FIFA, UEFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Supporting your ambitions

Having previously worked in-house for Manchester United and the football agency Proactive, and having worked in sports law throughout her career, Carol has an in depth knowledge of the sports industry and is well placed to understand the needs and expectations of her clients. She presents pragmatic legal advice in a clear and concise way, mindful of the commercial and sporting demands of her clients.

What do others say?

Carol and her team successfully brought a claim for disability discrimination against Newcastle United for the Argentinian player Jonas Gutierrez, who gave the following client reference: "Carol gave me excellent professional support throughout the tribunal proceedings and dealt with matters in a sensitive way, explaining everything to me in Spanish which really made things easier".

What else should you know?

As a Spanish speaker, Carol often advises clients in their mother tongue, which assists them in dealing with complex legal matters.

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