Ryan Adams

Solicitor

Commercial

Sports Law

Ryan is a commercial lawyer who specialises in commercial contracts, IT/technology matters and sports law. In October 2016, Ryan won the Trainee Solicitor award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.

Ryan advises clients in the following areas:

  • Business and consumer trading terms
  • Manufacturing and supply agreements
  • Software/IT contracts
  • Confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements
  • Distribution and agency contracts
  • Sponsorship, endorsement and image rights arrangements
  • Disciplinary and anti-discrimination proceedings

Ryan has sector-specific experience and assists the Shulmans commercial team in the IT/technology, charity & not-for-profit and sports sectors.

Ryan is currently studying towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Sports Law at De Montfort University; he was awarded a bursary from the British Association for Sport & Law (BASL), the only person in the country to receive one for this course.

Ryan is the only appointed solicitor of the Legal & Compliance subcommittee of England Boxing (the national governing body for Olympic and amateur boxing). He advises the board of directors on a range of legal, HR and compliance issues, including the handling and chairing of disciplinary, membership and safeguarding hearings.

He is also an appointed member of the Local Football Anti-Discrimination Panel (LFADP) for the West Riding County Football Association.

Ryan’s professional memberships include the British Association for Sport and Law (BASL) and the Society for Computers and Law (SCL). 

Commercial - Meet the Team

We can assist your business across commercial, tendering and procurement matters.

Emma Roe

Partner

Head of Commercial

Intellectual Property

Direct Line +44 (0)113 288 2817

Mark Lumley

Partner

Commercial & IT

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 7727

Rob Lucas

Partner

Head of Intellectual Property

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 8941

Lyn Dario

Partner

Head of Environmental & Regulatory

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 3779

Helen Goldthorpe

Associate

Commercial & IT

Direct Line +44 (0)113 288 2829

Ryan Adams

Solicitor

Commercial

Sports Law

Direct Line +44 (0)113 831 3921