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Liz Ellen - Mishcon de Reya

Liz Ellen

Mishcon de Reya - London

  • Africa House
  • 64-78 Kingsway
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC2B 6AH

Practice Areas

Liz is a specialist sports lawyer. She is creative in her approach and finds solutions to complex issues. Her in-depth knowledge of the sports in which she operates enables her to provide her clients with clear and decisive advice. She is passionate about the cases she takes on, and often fights for the underdog. Much of Liz's work has an international aspect, whether it be image rights agreements, anti-corruption policies, or complicated cross-border transfer deals. Liz has an impressive network of contacts in the Far Eastern sports industry, which is aided by her Chinese background. Liz has been an FA Licensed Players Agent since 2004, and works closely with players and agents on all aspects of their careers. She is a member of The FA's Agents Panel. In 2013, Liz was featured alongside Kelly Simmons and Hope Powell in the FA's "20 Years, 20 Careers" project, which aims to encourage women to pursue careers in sport.

Professional Memberships

BASL; Women's Sport Network; Women In Football.


2007 Solicitor - 2011 Associate, Mishcon de Reya.


Liz provides comment to the media: Sky Sports, CNN and the BBC. Her report "@Twitter: Should Players Be Trusted To Tweet" has been widely read.