Sport Legal Services

South Africa has a thriving sporting industry, and with this comes a unique range of legal challenges. Sports law is a complex area, and it’s important to partner with a good legal firm if you’re involved in South African sport in any way.

Legalese provides expert legal services for athletes, teams, sponsors, and other stakeholders in the sports industry. We have a proven track record of success, and our team of experts can help you protect your interests and resolve any legal issues you may face.

What is sports law?

Any legal issue that arises within the sporting context can be considered as sports law. This includes sponsorship and branding agreements, disciplinary hearings, intellectual property issues and more.  

Sports law is a complex and ever-changing area of the law. It’s hard to keep up with all the changes and know what applies to you. Our sports lawyers in South Africa can help you understand your rights and protect them.

We have years of experience in this field and can help you every step of the way. Whether you’re an athlete, sponsor, team manager, coach, association, or other stakeholder, we can help you navigate this exhilarating but complex industry.

Why choose Legalese as your sports law attorneys?

At Legalese, we understand that sports are more than just games – they’re a way of life. That’s why we’re proud to offer our legal services to athletes, coaches, and sports organisations of all kinds. We’re dedicated to helping our clients navigate the complex legal landscape of the sports world, and we have the experience and expertise to get the job done right.

Our fixed price model for providing these services gives individuals and businesses the opportunity to access affordable methods for solving their legal woes. Whether you’re looking for help with contract negotiations, athlete representation, or anything in between, we’re here for you. So why choose Legalese as your sports law legal partner? Because we know the score 

What our South African sports law experts can offer you:



  1. Discussion regarding your involvement in the sports industry and the development of your brand.
  2. We shall troubleshoot any issues you may be experiencing and strategise the best way forward.


Talent Management

  1. Drafting of Talent Management Agreements
  2. Review of existing Agreements


Sports Associations

  1. Drafting of Sports Clubs’ Guidelines
  2. Review of Sports Clubs’ Guidelines
  3. Dispute Resolution


Brand Agreements

  1. Drafting of Influencer Agreements
  2. Drafting of Sponsorship Agreements
  3. Drafting of Merchandising Agreements
  4. Review of existing Agreements


Other Services

  1. Notes on Industry-Specific Regulations
  2. Company Registration
  3. Disclaimers

Price list



Legal Consultation

R 1,350

size dependent

Sponsorship Agreement

R 4,410

size dependent

Management Agreement

R 4,410

size dependent

Research Note

R 1,350/hour

size dependent

Memorandum of Understanding

R 4,100

size dependent

Competition Rules

R 1,720

size dependent

Influencer Agreement

R 4,670

size dependent

excl. VAT