Commercial Contract Solicitors

Paul Fletcher is an experienced commercial solicitor having worked for a Top 100 law firm in their Corporate Department before developing a particular niche in sports based commercial contracts. He acts for some of the biggest names in sport and business in the preparation of commercial contracts. We also have a dedicated music industry contracts lawyer.

His specialist areas include Recording Contracts, Management, Publishing and Distribution Agreements, licences, assignments, Non-Disclosure Agreements, and Confidentiality Agreements.

We recently represented a radio group in litigation surrounding the validity of extension notices in a DAB Digital Multiplex Licence Agreement.


Contact Mark Manley on 01244 2300000

  • Clear leaders in field and preparation of cases is second to none

    Tom Handley Senior Clerk Exchange Chambers

  • Mark recently helped my company to unlock a complex legal problem, through skilled negotiation achieved excellent results.

    Ed Lattimer MD, Senar Engineering Ltd

  • Mark appeared for me in the High Court to obtain an Order in an urgent matter. His tenacity ensured a great result for me.

    Marounne Fellaini Manchester United FC

  • Great person to have on your side. Great ability to interpret complex issues and gives sound and and clear advice. Pro-active.

    Phil Tottey

  • I've used Mark and his team for 20 years - I wouldn't dream of using anyone else. Mark has never let me down - always perfect.

    Gary Dean MD, Leisure Information Services Ltd

  • Mark is a clear leader in his field. His drive, experience and knowhow are all part of his offering.

    Ian Ayre Managing Director, Liverpool FC

  • Its a pleasure working with him - makes everything straightforward and I'll keep working with him in future.

    Kerry Katona Entertainer

  • Always been very good and honest. Tells you the up and down sides so there's no surprises. Always available , always in contact.

    Lisa McGorrin

  • Very professional and thorough, with great attention to detail. He's also got a sense of humour - which helps!

    Jamie Carragher Sky Sports

  • I've enjoyed working with Mark many times through the years.

    Martin O'Shea Bold Management Ltd

  • Dealt with an issue brilliantly. He's the best!

    Claire Sweeney Actress

  • He has incredible knowledge of the media landscape and has always delivered.

    Steve Hothersall Editor, Radio City

  • One of the leading Media Lawyers in the Country. I've worked both with and on the other side of the fence from him and his reputation is richly-deserved.

    Steve Kunciewiez Bermans Solicitors

  • Tells the truth plainly without adornment. He is irritatingly usually correct! One of the North's top top lawyers.

    Nick Jaspan Prolific North

  • My kind of lawyer - Straight talking, clear advice.

    Jason Tyldesley Managing Director, Sofaworks

  • I would have no hesitation in recommending him in the highest terms to any potential client.

    Tim Rogers KKA Architects

  • Universally respected and his name brings with it a sense of trust.

    Lime Pictures Ltd

  • Leanne is a highly talented and hardworking solicitor. I have no hesitation in recommending her.

    Louis Browne Exchange Chambers

  • Leanne's combination of enthusiasm and diligence makes her an excellent solicitor and tenacious representative for her clients.

    Andrew Vinson Barrister, Exchange Chambers

  • I've worked with Mark Manley on numerous occasions. He's always very effective and professional. I would always recommend him.

    Micah Richards Fiorentina FC

  • He is consistently the best at what he does in our opinion

    Marlen Roberts MD, Insider Media Ltd

  • A fiercely able litigator - the man you want on your side.

    Nick Freeman (Mr. Loophole), Freeman & Co.

  • Provided great support and guidance in the legal process surrounding our applications to the Court, Invaluable help and extremely professional.

    Dr. Denise Barrett-Baxendale Deputy CEO, Everton FC

  • Fanastic legal guidance. Got me through a life-changing case with the right result. Top drawer.

    Ricky Whittle

  • Mark has handled media issues for me. I need the best people outside the ring to help me be the best in it.

    Amir Khan

  • Handled my legal issues for years. Bad advice from Mark??? MY ARSE!!!

    Ricky Tomlinson

  • Top guy, top lawyer. Up there with the best sports lawyers in the UK.

    Paul Tyrrell Paul Tyrrell Corporation Ltd

  • Knows what he is talking about, trustworthy and honest.

    Stan Boardman

  • Mark is a fantastic Sports and media lawyer, he provides excellent advice and builds instant trust and respect from the clients.

    Caroline Rose Manager, Drummonds Bank

  • Professionalism second to none. You get a Grade A lawyer and a real good friend

    Javid Ahmed