What can Sam do for you?
Sam is an approachable, commercially-minded and responsive employment solicitor who advises clients in the commercial and sport sectors. His focus on Employment Tribunal work and other litigation has given him the experience to guide his clients through tricky employment issues and make the best commercial decisions.
Supporting your ambitions
Sam prides himself on his ability to understand his clients' legal issues and quickly identify the relative risks and merits of each matter. He is particularly adept at securing commercial settlements and guiding his clients through the Employment Tribunal process.
Alongside his employment practice, Sam has established himself as a trusted member of the sports team, with a particular focus on football disputes. This has included litigation before the EFL's Player Related Dispute Commission ("PRDC") and League Appeals Committee ("LAC"); FIFA Players' Status Committee; the Premier League Managers' Arbitration Tribunal; and The FA.
What do others say?
Following the success of his case before the EFL's PRDC and LAC, Championship footballer Richard Keogh described Sam as "brilliant help throughout, making himself available whenever I needed his advice and support"
What else should you know?
Sam has commented for Sky Sports News, the Telegraph and other media outlets about athletes and employment status issues.
Outside of work, Sam has completed his FA Level 1 in Coaching Football, is studying for a counselling qualification and loves escaping to the great outdoors with his family.