Level retains ranking as Chambers UK 2023 Leading Firm

October 06, 2022

Chambers UK, one of the UK’s leading legal directories, has announced its results for 2023. Level is delighted to learn that it has retained strong rankings for its practices and lawyers, with more individuals being recognised this year.

Level has maintained its position as a Band 2 firm in Sport, and for the first time ever has been recognised in Chambers in Media & Entertainment.

Sport | Band 2

Chambers Feedback:

Level continues to demonstrate notable experience across sports, media, entertainment and technology law. It earns plaudits for its representation of individual athletes on commercial mandates including rights arrangements and sponsorship deals, as well as domestic and international disciplinary proceedings. The team also represents federations, teams, broadcasters and sponsors in a range of matters.

Department feedback gathered by Chambers:

"The service level was first class. They could not have been more responsive, at whatever time was needed." - Sport client, UK
"Level's experience and expertise on media rights contracts is outstanding." - Sport client, UK
"They are capable of coming up with pragmatic, practical solutions based on this knowledge." - Sport client, UK

Ranked lawyers

Daniel Lowen | Sport | Band 1

Chambers comments:

Daniel Lowen is held in high regard for the depth of his expertise and experience in football as part of a broad sports practice. His clients include athletes, governing bodies and sponsors, to whom he provides advice on a wide range of commercial and regulatory matters.

"He's very impressive. He has great industry experience and his client management is excellent." – Sport client, UK (gathered by Chambers)

Morris Bentata | Sport | Band 2

Chambers comments:

Morris Bentata handles the full range of marketing and media rights on behalf of various stakeholders in sport including governing bodies, broadcasters and sponsors. He frequently advises on multi-jurisdictional broadcast and rights deals.

"He's a superb sports and media lawyer with an incredible work ethic. He is an absolute pleasure to work with." – Sport client, UK (gathered by Chambers)
"His attention to detail is second to none." – Sport client, UK (gathered by Chambers)

Dan Harrington | Sport | Band 4

Chambers comments:

Dan Harrington is a commercial sports lawyer with significant experience representing media platforms, governing bodies and sportspeople. He advises clients on a range of commercial matters including broadcasting deals, sponsorship agreements and athlete endorsements.

"He's the most commercially astute lawyer in the sports law sector, with a deep understanding of media rights." – Sport client, UK (gathered by Chambers)

Liz Coley | Sport | Band 5

Chambers comments:

Liz Coley advises football clubs on a wide range of commercial and contractual matters.

"She's got a lot of experience of acting on important matters." – Sport client, UK (gathered by Chambers)

Other Ranked lawyers

Halina Wielogorska | Media & Entertainment: Music: Non-contentious | Up and Coming

Chambers comments:

Halina Wielogorska of Level is an up-and-coming partner with a broad practice in the music industry, advising on establishing labels, NFTs and festival planning.

"Immensely smart and very good at making complex situations palatable to non-legal minds." - Media & Entertainment: Music: Non-contentious client, UK (gathered by Chambers)