Andrew Clarke QC on Football Transfer Requests and Buy-Out Clauses – Littleton Chambers

Posted August 22nd, 2013 in contract of employment, contracts, news, sport by sally

“In the past it seems that the best way for a player to persuade a club to sell him was to sulk, feign injury or stir up the media (on the BBC Sport website Robbie Savage has listed a few more tactics he had used, or seen others use). More recently we have seen the advent of clauses in player contracts which are triggered by offers in excess of a particular sum. These give rise to a number of interesting issues.”

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Littleton Chambers, 15th August 2013