Our Team

Our Team

Our Team

Paul Fletcher
Managing Director
Paul has been ranked in both Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 as a leading individual within Sport for a number of years. Paul is the Managing Director of Fletcher Sports Law and has over 20 years experience of providing tailored legal advice to his sporting clients. Paul is particularly well-renowned within the sports industry for advising UK based and foreign agents / intermediaries, clubs and brands, as well as some of the most high profile players in world football, on a whole host of issues ranging from playing contracts and transfers to representation agreements, regulatory matters and disputes, to name but a few. Beyond football, Paul is regularly instructed by clients from other sports such as Rugby Union, Rugby League, Cricket, Snooker, Darts, Boxing and Golf to advise on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters. In addition to his established sports practice, Paul is frequently instructed by clients to advise on strictly commercial matters and corporate transactions including share purchase agreements, joint venture agreements and service agreements leading
Tom Grant

Tom advises high profile influencers, celebrities, agents and athletes on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters.

Within Media & Entertainment, Tom advises talent (and their management) in relation to their commercial and endorsement agreements, ambassador agreements, TV deals and PAs; as well as being regularly instructed in relation to a number of high-profile disputes with newspapers, brands and former agents / managers.

Within Sport, Tom's highlights include:

- acting for a number of professional boxers in relation to promotional, bout and management agreements;
- acting for a number of football agents / intermediaries to successfully recover unpaid fees;
- acting for players and their agents / intermediaries in relation to transfer arrangements and advising on the associated documentation;
- acting for several international rugby players (including a World Cup winner) in relation to salary disputes with their domestic clubs;
- advising on settlement / compromise agreements for players and managers in both football and rugby.

Tom has been named as a Rising Star within the Sports Law sector by Legal 500.

“Tom Grant has carved a fantastic niche in representation and endorsement contracts for social media influencers.“

“Tom Grant is thorough, technical and extremely commercial in his approach to deals and disputes. He understands the media and entertainment business; there is very little he won’t have encountered before. He is able to get things done and is willing to fight hard for his clients.” - Legal 500 2024


James Menon

James works as a trainee at Fletcher Sports Law. He assists the senior members of the team with a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters. 

James is currently completing his training contract with Fletcher Sports Law, and is due to qualify as a solicitor in April 2024. James assists the senior members of the team with both contentious and non-contentious matters within both sports and media.

James graduated from Durham University (LLB) in 2021 and then studied the LPC LLM at BPP University where he finished in the top 1% of 1,200 candidates. Outside of law, James enjoys watching sports, football and rugby in particular, and is constantly seeking new ways to challenge himself whilst seeking an adventure, whether it is surfing, cold-water swimming or skydiving.

Olivia Vince

Olivia works as a trainee solicitor at Fletcher Sports Law, having previously work for the firm as a paralegal whilst undertaking her Masters in Law. Olivia assists the senior members of the team advising high profile influencers, celebrities, agents, clubs and athletes on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters.

Rachel Curwen

Rachel is the office manager at Fletcher Sports Law. She supports the senior team members, deals with all administration matters, and is the point of contact for any queries relation to the day to day running of the office and career enquiries.

Rachel enjoys watching women’s and men’s football, snooker and darts. She volunteers for Girlguiding and leads a successful, Brownie unit. Rachel is also very actively involved in the local community regularly providing comfort bags to hospitals and hospices.

“Paul Fletcher is one of the most knowledgeable lawyers in the sports sector, especially in football. From commercial transactions and sponsorship deals to litigation and regulatory work, he has an excellent niche practice representing some of the best players and agents in the UK.” – Legal 500 2024

“Paul is an outstanding all-round operator. He is someone you can rely on to deliver expedient and clear advice on an array of subject matters.” an outstanding all-round operator. He is someone you can rely on to deliver expedient and clear advice on an array of subject matters.”Chambers and Partners 2024


Phone: 0161 513 7100 | Email: info@fletchersportslaw.com | Address: Fletcher Sports Law, Warrant House, No 1, The High Street, Altrincham Cheshire WA14 1PZ

Fletcher Sports Law is a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 07122126 and is regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority under SRA Number 650034