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

What a No-Deal Brexit may mean for Future Football Transfer Windows

By Judith McMinn, Owen Jones and Daniel Geey Introduction Halloween is likely to be upon us sooner than we think and with it comes the very real prospect of crashing out of the EU without a deal. The authors appreciate that the broader and more critical issues of the Irish border, food shortages, medical supply […]

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Premier League Club Broadcasting Monies: The Key Numbers

I had the pleasure of spending some time looking through a number of incredibly impressive and illuminating Swiss Ramble Twitter threads detailing past, present and (projected) future Premier League (EPL) and Champions League (UCL) broadcasting revenue figures. There was some fascinating detail and I wanted to highlight some of the significant numbers involved. £9.2bn: This […]

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The Changing Game: Done Deal Extract

This is the introduction extract from my football industry book Done Deal. How we consume football has changed dramatically over the years. When I was growing up in the 1980s, watching live football was a novelty. Only the occasional game was broadcast on television and, in contrast to today, few column inches were devoted to […]

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