What can Mark do for you?
Mark is a highly experienced sports and entertainment lawyer as well as an insolvency practitioner, heading up Mills & Reeve's sports, media and entertainment sector. He specialises in regulatory, governance, commercial and financial matters, across the sector, both in the UK and across the world. Additionally he sits regularly as an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and various other Governing Bodies' arbitral panels and commissions.
What do others say?
Mark is described by Legal 500 as “a noted arbitrator at CAS where he is known for his ‘very robust judgments’".
Meanwhile Who’s Who Legal describes Mark as “a top lawyer and CAS arbitrator who is regarded as a trusted representative to sporting associations, individuals and clubs.”
What else should you know?
Mark's NW sports law team won the Regulatory Team of the Year award at the Manchester Legal Awards, 2018 and are ranked as Tier 1 in Chambers and the Legal 500 in 2021.
Talking IP: Personal IP and branding
Mark Hovell talks to England and Manchester City football captain Steph Houghton about her personal IP and brand. Click here to see the other videos in our Talking IP series.