North East law firm celebrates advisory success with Caribbean Premier League cricket

Newcastle’s Muckle LLP has assisted and advised CPL Limited for another year running its high-profile Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament.

​Statistics published by CPL for the 2017 tournament show a marked increase in spectators and TV viewers, attracting new sponsors and supporters, as its economic impact is said to be continuing to grow with its global popularity and appeal.

CPL Limited’s latest tournament attracted internationally acclaimed cricket players including Keiron Pollard and Chris Gayle.

Muckle LLP has assisted CPL Limited in renewing and establishing a wide-range of existing and new tournament-specific agreements including players contracts, media rights agreements and third party sponsorship and partnership agreements.

Anthony Coultas, solicitor in the commercial team, Muckle LLP, said: “We have been working with and advising CPL Limited for the last four years and it is very pleasing to see such a successful cricket tournament go from strength-to-strength.”

CPL’s CEO Damien O’Donohoe, also commented: “We are proud to see further evidence of the rising international stature of the CPLT20 around the world.

“From the tournament’s inception back in 2013, we were determined to showcase the very best of what the Caribbean has to offer, both on and off the field.”

The multidisciplinary law firm also provides CPL with specialist advice on variety of other matters, including competitive tender procurement, image rights, international TV broadcasting rights, merchandising, sponsorship and disputes.

Muckle LLP has a variety of sports sector experience, having advised The Premier League, The Football League, Guinness Premiership and Super League. It is also appointed by The FA to support the nationwide roll-out of its £200m Parklife facilities.

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