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Legal Structures

Legal Structures

One of the most important choices you will make when forming your sports club is which legal structure to adopt.

The same issues can arise at a later stage in the club’s development, when it may be appropriate to adopt a different legal structure – either because there is a need to have a more robust structure to ensure good governance and protection against key risks, given the increased scale of the operations or because there are new opportunities (perhaps those related to the community
empowerment agenda) which can only be accessed if the club
adopts a new structure.

The choices are plentiful and it can seem overwhelming deciding which option to take. It’s worth taking your time over the decision and making sure the structure you choose is right for your club, as each structure has its own strengths.

We’ve developed some in-depth guidance here which may be of interest. Should you wish to speak to someone about the choices and support at hand, please don’t hesitate to drop us a note to see how we can help you through the process.