Oli Shipton


Oli is a Partner and a member of the firm’s Corporate & Commercial Group.  Oli also heads up the firm’s Sports Group.

His practice focuses on advising businesses in the wider creative industries across the full spectrum of their corporate and commercial requirements.

Having previously spent time at a start-up and eventually exiting with the initial management team, Oli understands first-hand the legal services that creative businesses need at every stage of their life cycle. After re-joining Lee & Thompson as a Partner in 2015 (he was an Associate at the firm between 2009-2012), his clients now include investment funds, companies and individuals involved in fin-tech, media-tech, advertising, fashion, social media, music, talent management and sports marketing as well as owners of valuable intellectual property rights.

Oli also has particular expertise advising clients in the sports sector. Primarily, he represents sports agents, high profile footballers (past and present) and managers on their playing contracts, representation agreements and endorsements.


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