Category: Sport

Motorsport enthusiasts rejoice! The GP is back on in Melbourne

Melbournians and motorsport enthusiasts alike are thrilled that the Australian Grand Prix 2022 is returning to Albert Park this week. KKI has extensive experience advising clients within the motorsport industry, and we’re no strangers to…

Sven Burchartz wins Litigation Partner of the Year Award

Sven Burchartz, Senior Partner of Kalus Kenny Intelex, has been recognised in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards as the winner of the Litigation award. These prestigious national awards recognise the accomplishments, innovation,…

How can sporting organisations preserve and protect their valuable brands?

The goodwill associated with a successful sports brand can be one of the most valuable commercial assets for sporting organisations.  It is essential that appropriate steps be taken to protect those brands, and to preserve…

Congratulations Sven Burchartz!

Kalus Kenny Intelex is thrilled to announce that Sven Burchartz has been short-listed for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021. Sven has been named as a finalist in both the Commercial…

The disruptive effect of COVID-19 on the sports industry

Late last year, Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley, confirmed that the Australian Open would go ahead in 2021, albeit with a delayed start and strict new COVID-Safe guidelines for players and staff. With play commencing…

Cricket Australia’s bitter legal battle with Channel 7

Cricket Australia, the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in Australia, is currently embroiled in a bitter and public legal battle with Channel 7 (also known as Seven West Media), over changes to their…

Managing event risks

As this year’s Bathurst 1000 has been run and won and the AFL and Rugby finals completed, our Commercial and Sports Law team reflect on the management of event risks.  Sven Burchartz, a long-time motorsport…

New approach to sponsorship deals is ‘An act of God’

The recent widespread fallout between sponsors and sporting codes is forcing a rethink of how events, such as a global pandemic and government intervention, are dealt with in future commercial contracts. According to Australian sports…

The King of the Mountain – with a twist

This weekend will see a new king of the mountain crowned as the winner of the coveted Bathurst 1000. However, this year will be different. It will be done without the normal crowds due to…

Integrity in Sport – A new horizon

The new national sports integrity body, Sports Integrity Australia (SIA), commenced operation on 1 July 2020. What does SIA do? SIA brings together the functions of Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the National Integrity of…

Don’t get caught offside with the post COVID-19 return of sport

The return of sport at both the professional and community levels post the COVID-19 restrictions is a welcome return to a sense of normality.  However, life is not as we knew it (and might not…

An Inside View of Motorsport – Part 2

As published in Auto Action magazine, edition 1787, 5 June 2020, pages 40-41. After providing an introduction to the role that legal advice plays in motor sport today in part one of this far ranging…