Steeles Law has a wealth of experience to draw on when it comes to advising clients in the motorsport and automotive industries. Over many years we have developed a substantial portfolio of global clients in this sector and have assembled a strong team of solicitors well equipped to meet the needs of motorsport businesses and related high tech engineering industries.
Whether you are a professional racing team, manufacturer of component parts, sponsoring organisation, driver or industry personality, Steeles Law can provide you with both expert and practical advice to help maximise your rights and help you to achieve your objectives.
From general business and commercial considerations such as contracts and employment law, to the more specialist requirements of the business, such as intellectual property rights, confidentiality agreements and handling the media, Steeles Law has the experience and expertise to assist.
In particular we are able to advise on:
- driver contracts
- sponsorship and merchandising arrangements
- engine supply contracts
- software licensing and licensing of new technologies
- distribution agreements
- business sale or purchases
- development agreements
- exploitation of technology
- dispute resolution
The Legal 500 2012 reported on the team advising on a management contract for a high-profile World Rally driver.
"Motorsport Valley UK is a unique leading global business cluster for the high performance business behind world motorsport, with sales exceeding £5 billion annually. Many of the greatest UK motorsport companies are located in the East of England, from Pi Research in Cambridge to Van Diemen and RTN in Norfolk and many more besides. These world-class companies need the very best professional advice to guide their global commercial success. A leader in this field is MIA member Steeles Law, an outstanding and experienced legal firm, which is fully committed to excellence and success - vital components in motorsport."
- Chris Aylett, CEO, Motorsport Industry Association