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Steven Reed - Sports & Media Law

Steven’s practice covers all aspects of commercial litigation but having undertaken pupillage in entertainment and media law at 5RB in London, Steven has particular experience in all aspects of media and sports law including advising, drafting pleadings and appearing in libel, slander, malicious falsehood, betting irregularities, revenue & sponsorship, contracts, negligent mis-statement, privacy, breach of confidence, Data Protection Act, harassment and media and entertainment related contract claims.

In October 2010 Steven was named by Legal Week as one of the top ten stars at the commercial and chancery Bar under ten years call.


Jules Rimet Cup Ltd v The Football Association [2007] EWHC 2376; [2008] FSR 10 (Junior Counsel for The Football Association in an intellectual property dispute concerning World Cup Willie, the 1966 World Cup Mascot).

Appearing for the British Horse Racing Authority in relation to betting irregularities and certain jockeys.

Acting for a motor industry manufacturer against Formula 1 motor racing company.

Acting for one of golf’s leading tours in a claim involving advertising revenues and sponsorship at major events.


LLB English and German Law (1st Class) University of Kent and Philipps-Universitat, Marburg.
Awarded Kent Law School Prize.
LLM (Lond) (Queen Mary College).
BVC - Inns of Court School of Law (Very Competent - Outstanding in Civil Procedure and Advocacy).
Inner Temple scholar.
Inner Temple (President 2004-05, Inner Temple Mooting Society).