Henry Goldschmidt is a senior associate in the London Litigation Practice, working within the Sports & Entertainment Industry Group and focusing on contentious and regulatory sports matters.
Henry Goldschmidt has successfully represented stakeholders from across the sports industry, ranging from international federations, national governing bodies, leagues, clubs and teams, to event organisers, agencies, senior executives, coaches and athletes. In addition to the English Courts, he has acted before various national and international tribunals and the Court of Arbitration for Sport – many of them high-profile cases.
Henry has advised on a broad spectrum of issues, including financial fair play, anti-doping, concussion, agency disputes, policy drafting, eligibility, ethics complaints, safeguarding, selection appeals, professional negligence, contractual claims, regulatory compliance, the sale and purchase of clubs/teams and international transfers. He has also conducted a number of investigations (of varying scopes and sizes) in relation to matters of sporting integrity, athlete welfare and discrimination.
Henry has completed the BASL Post Graduate Certificate in Sports Law from De Montfort University (with distinction). Prior to transitioning into the sports sector in 2016, Henry spent four years practising commercial litigation and international arbitration at a leading international law firm and has also spent time in-house on secondment.