Daniel Geey - The Final Score on Football Law

I work with a variety of clubs, players and agents helping and advising on takeovers, transfers, contract re-negotiations, endorsement deals, image rights agreements, reputation management, disciplinary, broadcasting and dispute issues.

I am a Partner in the Sports Group at Sheridans andcregularly provide advice on the various FA, EPL, EFL, UEFA and FIFA rules.

I’ve been lucky enough to speak at global conferences on topics like football broadcasting rights, multiple club ownership, Financial Fair Play, Agents Rules and third party ownership.

After completing my law degree with a dissertation on the Bosman ruling, I embarked on a Masters Degree in Competition Law and European Football Broadcasting Rights. Since I became a solicitor, my studies have helped me to provide advice on a number of football regulatory, disciplinary and broadcasting issues. As well as posting blog articles on this site I write for various competition, media and sports law journals. These include The World Sports Law Report, The Entertainment Law, Sport Business and The Entertainment and Sports Law Journal.

The Book

Done Deal

An Insider's Guide to Football Contracts, Multi-Million Pound Transfers and Premier League Big Business Insightful, enlightening and thought-provoking, leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey lifts the lid on the inner workings of modern football.

Whether it is a manager being sacked, the signing of a new star player, television rights negotiations, player misconduct or multi-million-pound club takeovers, lawyers remain at the heart of all football business dealings. Written by leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey, who has dealt with all these incidents first hand, this highly accessible book explores the issues – from pitch to boardroom – that shape the modern game and how these impact leagues, clubs, players and fans.

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Recent Posts

Third Party Investment Update: Players Can Own their Transfer Rights

By Daniel Geey and Alex Harvey Introduction It was a pleasure to talk alongside Nick De Marco recently at the RFEF FIFA Legal Congress in Madrid. We discussed the current state of play regarding Third Party Investment (TPI), particularly bearing in mind the recent TPI amendment to the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer […]

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Football Broadcasting Deals Across the Top 5 European Leagues

By Daniel Geey and Alex Harvey The excellent Swiss Ramble wrote a fascinating twitter thread comparing broadcasting revenues in the 2018/19 season across the top leagues in England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. I would highly recommend reading the thread in detail. As with a previous thread that the Swiss Ramble wrote on EPL broadcasting […]

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How did Dybala’s image rights affect his proposed transfer to Tottenham?

This piece was first published by the excellent Goal.com here Getting a deal over the line can be complicated at the best of times but complications over marketing opportunities can make things even worse It has been reported over the last few days that Paulo Dybala’s transfer to Tottenham hit choppy waters and ultimately collapsed […]

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