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Paul Geoghegan

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Paul is a Partner in our Corporate team. He is also the head of the Sports law team.

Paul is also a Director of Scottish Hockey.

Business expertise

He acts for a number of clients in the private and public sector on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. He regularly advises on asset and share purchases and sales, company start-ups, reconstructions, commercial contracts and general company secretarial queries.

Paul also acts for a number of local and national sports clubs and organisations and has assisted these clients with a number of legal issues including reviewing their constitutions, preparing and negotiating sponsorship contracts and advising on disciplinary matters. Paul is also the head of the the firm's Sports law team which is ranked in the Chambers legal directory for Scotland.

Paul works with businesses of all sizes, both north and south of the border, to ensure that their legal needs are met.

He regularly advises clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including sales and purchases, share buybacks, reconstructions, commercial disputes, directors' duties and general company secretarial queries.  He also works closely with inhouse legal teams to assist with the provision of legal services to their businesses.

In 2014, Paul was on secondment with a leading travel search company based in Edinburgh.  This gave Paul a valuable insight into the day to day operation of a global business and the unique challenges which they regularly face.

Recent Content by Paul Geoghegan

15 Apr 2014

Sponsorship agreements – key points to consider

When entering into any sponsorship agreement, there are several key points which sports clubs should consider.
Factsheet
Paul Geoghegan
7 Feb 2019

HMRC FC 1 v 0 Football Creditors FC

Although they thought it was all over, and despite being repeatedly outplayed in the Courts, HMRC's midfield maestro, H.M. Government, has moved the...
Article
Alan Meek, Paul Geoghegan
4 Dec 2018

Sports injury liability – a risky game

Personal injuries sustained in or around the sporting field of play, to players or spectators, are nothing new. However, the number of recent high...
Article
Paul Geoghegan, Jenny Dickson

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