British Association for Sports and Law Annual Conference 2015

published on 21 July 2015

Thursday 15th October at Chelsea FC , Stamford Bridge, London.

The British Association for Sports and Law ("BASL") Annual Conference 2015 will be bringing together leading figures from sports law and business to discuss topical issues in sports law and provide networking opportunities for delegates to share knowledge and experience. 

Agenda

8.45am BASL AGM

9.30am Keynote Speaker
Mark Sampson, Head Coach, England Women’s National Team

10.00am Session 1: Can Sports be Trusted to Regulate Themselves?

Session Chair

  • Tom Houseman, Managing Director, TEAM Marketing and former Head of Legal, FIFA

Speakers

  • Andrew Jennings, Journalist
  • Adrian Bevington, Former Director of Communications, The FA
  • David Becker, Former Head of Legal, ICC

11.00am - 11.20 COFFEE BREAK


11.20am Session 2: Sponsorship - The Challenges and Opportunities

Session Chair

  • Jim O’Toole, CEO, Worcester Warriors

Speakers

  • Tom Houseman, Managing Director, TEAM Marketing and former Head of Legal, FIFA
  • Caroline McGrory, Director of Legal and Commercial Affairs, Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1
  • Hussein Fahmy, Head of Commercial and Legal Affairs, Team Sky


12.20pm - 1.50pm LUNCH BREAK

1.50pm Session 3: Is the Future of Media Rights Pan-regional: Who are the winners and losers from cross-border deals?

Session Chair

  • Richard Verow, Commercial Director, Sky Sports

Speakers

  • Seong Sin Han, Head of Legal, UEFA
  • Peter Hutton, CEO, Eurosport
  • Josh Smith, Commercial Director, BT Sport


3.00pm – 3.20pm COFFEE BREAK

3.20pm Session 4: Hot Topics

This session will be confirmed just before the conference and will see a panel debate one of the current, leading sports issues of the moment!

This years session is titled: How does Athletics recover from its Lance Armstrong moment?

  • Chair - Jonathan Taylor, Partner, Bird & Bird
  • Andy Parkinson (CEO of British Rowing and formerly UKAD),
  • Michele Verroken (Founder of Sporting Integrity and formerly Director of Ethics and Anti-Doping at UKA); and,
  • Darren Campbell (former British sprinter).and will be chaired by Bird & Bird partner


4.20pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSE

4.30pm Networking Drinks

4.45pm Football Ground Tour (Optional)


Price 

Price Book Before  31 July 2015 

LawInSport Plus Member Rate = £375 + VAT  

Non Member Rate = £475 + VAT

Full Time Student Rate* = £130.00 (VAT inc)

Price Book After  31 July 2015

LawInSport Plus Member Rate = £430 + VAT

Non Member Rate =£530 + VAT

Full TimeStudent Rate* = £150.00 (VAT inc)

*Only available to students in full time education. Please specify course being studied and education establishment at the time of booking.


Book Your Place

To book your place email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will send you the booking form. If you are a LawInSport Member we will provide you with a code to claim your Members rate.  

 

Previous Attendees

Last year lawyers from following organisations attended the BASL Annual Conference: 

TEAM Marketing
Rugby Football Union
Tabel Tennis England
Welsh Rugby Union
Pitch International
Lawn Tennis Association
BSkyB
Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix
FIFA
UEFA
Disney
IMG
British Horseracing Authority
Sunderland FC
Manchester United FC
The FA

The Sports Consultancy
Charles Russell
FieldFisher
Littleton Chambers
Dentons
7 Bedford Row
Sheridans
25 Bedford Row
Couchmans
Harbottle & Lewis
Macfarlanes
Kerman & Co LLP
4 New Square
and many more...



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