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Keystone scores leading sports lawyer from Sheridans

“Hugely talented” Morris Bentata is a leading name in sports law and joins the firm with over 15 years’ experience in his field.

With a practice that focuses principally on the creation, acquisition, exploitation and protection of sports media and marketing rights, Morris’ impressive client base includes high-profile governing bodies, prestigious individuals, agencies, sponsors and broadcasters.

Alongside his legal practice, Morris teaches sports media on the British Association for Sport and Law and De Montfort University Sports Law programme and is a regular speaker at conferences on sports media and sponsorship issues. He is also the author of the Broadcasting chapter of the leading sports law textbook Sport: Law and Practice and is a Director of the British Association for Sport and Law.

Before joining Keystone, Morris was Partner and Head of Sports Law at media law firm, Sheridans. His arrival strengthens Keystone’s sports offering, bringing the team’s total number of Partner-level lawyers to 12.

"We are delighted to have Morris join our growing Sports team," said James Knight, Managing Director of the firm. "His skills and deep understanding of his practice area have been an enormous advantage for his clients, who will now also enjoy the support of Keystone’s established practice.”

Morris added, “I am thrilled to be joining Keystone and look forward to working with the ever expanding team here to further enhance the Keystone offering in this sector.”.

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