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“It was a 50/50 ref” 

When does a challenge in football amount to negligence? 

We are delighted to announce we have been appointed to the Bibby Financial Services (UK) Limited panel of external legal advisers as it continues to grow its portfolio of leading North West business clients.

Headquartered in Liverpool, Bibby Financial Services is the UK’s leading independent invoice finance specialist. It provides bespoke financial solutions, such as factoring, invoice discounting and trade finance, to small and medium-sized businesses across the UK and currently provides cash flow funding to more than 7,000 businesses.

This is the first insight article in a series which will focus on the football agency marketplace. Brabners LLP acts for a diverse range of agents, agencies and their player clients (along with football clubs and non-playing staff) and we have advised on many of the important commercial and legal issues in the sports agency marketplace, often in both contentious and non-contentious contexts.

The series will follow the likely career path of a football agent and will touch upon the following topics:

Following the longest criminal trial ever to be heard in the Liverpool Crown Court David Barton, the former operator of Barton Park Nursing Home in Southport, has today been sentenced to 21 years for multiple theft and fraud convictions.

Mr Barton committed various offences against the elderly and the vulnerable and the isolated.

A family-run business has defeated global drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline in a dispute over an over-the-counter painkiller in a case advised on by our IP team.

 

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