Mishcon Hit With £20M Negligence Suit By Soccer Team

By Joanne Faulkner (September 7, 2021, 6:10 PM BST) -- An English soccer club says it is owed £20 million ($27.5 million) from Mishcon de Reya after the law firm missed a deadline with an international sports court in a lengthy legal saga over the signing of a player with a knee problem.

Sunderland, whose stadium is pictured, was fighting a decision that its employment contract with former player Ricardo Alvarez was terminated without just cause. (iStock) Mishcon failed to file an appeal in time with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on behalf of Sunderland Association Football Club, which lost them a battle with a former player, a newly public...

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