From our office in the Isle of Man, unlike most legal practices, we are not shy to state on our website our team enjoys gaming. Our lawyers have even joined in a few esports events over time, as well as watched the space grow over the last 10 years.

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What we can do

Being technology and traditional sports lawyers based in the Isle of Man, our legal and consultancy services therefore remain a natural fit for the growing esports sector. At Kosnahan Law, we offer pragmatic legal and commercial advice to rights holders, teams, team owners, coaches, players, ‘casters’ and talent on a variety of matters encountered across the entire esports ecosystem. This includes:

  • Organisation, management and creation of commercial rights programs around events
  • Professional playing contract terms and fees
  • Team & Individual Sponsorships and Endorsements (including shirt, kit, website, social media & influencer sponsorships)
  • Image Rights protection and licensing
  • Brand and IP Rights protection and reputation management
  • Ambassador agreements for players and teams
  • Event Sponsorship (instadia LEDs and branding, online, OTT, DTC and more)
  • General commercial contractual matters
  • Esports Data and licensing – We advise event organisers and sports data companies on the commercialisation and protection of esports data
  • Disciplinary matters within esports
  • Regulatory matters, contentious and non-contentious around esports governance

We apply our experience from the traditional sports sector to our esports service offering, ensuring our clients receive timely legal advice across a range of business commercial matters they face. We aim to build long-term relationships within the esports sector, as the go to trusted service provider for esports legal services.

In addition to the above, we work closely with a number of corporate service providers locally in the Isle of Man, who offer a range of corporate and administrative services, which includes company incorporation, trust establishment, fiduciary services, audit assurance, accountancy and more.

For a personal service and to see how we can assist, please contact us.


Why instruct us

We understand our clients business models and goals, not just the law associated with their products and services
For over 10 years our lawyers have advised some of the worlds largest and most successful Tier 1 UK and IOM regulated online sportsbooks, casinos and software providers
Our personal service ensures we anticipate requirements, providing pragmatic, commercial and timely advice
Advising on technology and internet law, regulation and compliance is what we do
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Want to work with us?

Call +44 (0)1624 667818
email or go to our enquiry form

Want to work with us?

Call +44 (0)1624 667818 email or go to our enquiry form