Morris Bentata


Morris is an accomplished sports lawyer and is widely recognised as a leading name in the sector. His practice focuses principally on the creation, acquisition, exploitation and protection of sports media, data and marketing rights. Clients include high-profile governing bodies, agencies, broadcasters, sponsors and individuals.

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 the author of the Broadcasting chapter of the leading textbook ‘Sport: Law and Practice’ and is a Director of the British Association for Sport and Law.

Independent testimonials include:

“Technically excellent; fantastic experience but also very approachable and pragmatic.” “A relatively rare breed in that he has both high-level commercial expertise and high-level legal expertise” (Chambers & Partners)

“One of the best lawyers in the sports field.” (Legal 500)

“A hugely talented, hardworking lawyer with real business understanding” (Legal 500)

“Morris Bentata is exceptional. He is responsive, pragmatic and brilliant at working to a tight timeframe.” (Legal 500)

Listed in the Legal 500 2023 Edition:

  • Sport sector: Hall of Fame Lawyer
  • Media & Entertainment (including Media Finance): Noted Lawyer