Our role

We have provided commercial and operational legal support to the organisers of the Volvo Ocean Race for over a decade.

Our work

  • Drafted and negotiated over 50 host venue agreements internationally, with accompanying public and private sector guarantees;
  • Drafted and negotiated over 20 sponsorship and official supplier agreements;
  • Negotiated a deal for the design, construction, sale and financing of a fleet of one-design racing yachts, including the drafting of all related documentation;
  • Drafted the commercial terms for the participation of teams and sailors in the Race; and
  • Provided advice and drafting in relation to a wide range of additional commercial, operational and governance matters.