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Simon Leaf

Simon Leaf

Simon is a Managing Associate in the Commercial team – specialising in advising clients (ranging from fast-growth start-ups to FTSE100 and internationally listed companies) on IP, GDPR, technology and sports-related legal issues.To find out more about Simon, please click here.

Recent posts by Simon Leaf

Sponsorship agreements: what rights do brands have?

Commenting on the impact the recent allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo could have on his sponsorship agreements, Mishcon de Reya Commercial Lawyer Simon Leaf – who specialises in such contracts – said: “Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest names in world sport – he has spent many years building up his reputation as not only [...]


Sports - 12 months ago

BT and newcomer Amazon win the final two Premier League packages

Technology and Sport Managing Associate Simon Leaf was interviewed on both talkRADIO and talkSPORT about the impact of BT and Amazon winning the final two Premier League packages. Discussing the likelihood of more technology companies bidding for the rights in the future, Simon said; “This deal could mark the beginning of the end for the traditional broadcasting [...]


Sports - 1 year ago

esports: a warm welcome in cold Katowice

Thanks to the generosity of ESL, on the weekend of 3 & 4 March 2018 I was lucky enough to spend time at Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) in Katowice in Poland – the world’s largest esports event. For the uninitiated, esports is essentially competitive video gaming played out in front of often huge physical and online [...]


Sports - 2 years ago