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Kerman & Co advises the All England Lawn Tennis Club in proceedings against a ticket tout in contempt of court

Kerman & Co are advising the All England Lawn Tennis Club in relation to proceedings against a ticket tout for contempt of court for allegedly breaching an interim injunction granted in the summer. The case received press coverage in The Law Society Gazette yesterday in respect of the High Court seeking clarity in the defendant obtaining legal aid for the committal proceedings. The full article in The Law Society Gazette is here.

Kerman & Co’s experienced team has been at the forefront of the development of sports law and is recognised as being one of the leading firms in the law of ticketing, which underpins the funding of sports events. We have been actively involved in developing legislation targeting ticket touting for example and we act for the leading governing bodies and events in football, rugby, horse racing, cricket and tennis on ticketing related matters. Our wealth of experience provides additional intelligence for our clients in their campaigns against ticket touts and unofficial hospitality and ticket agencies.

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