Lloyd Thomas is an associate in Squire Patton Boggs’ Litigation department and is part of the Sports Law team based in its London office.
Lloyd provides a range of contentious and regulatory advice to a number of leading sports clubs, individuals and national governing bodies on a variety of issues. As part of such advice, Lloyd regularly assists in proceedings brought before the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber and the Court of Arbitration for Sport and provides regulatory advice to a number of Premier League and Championship clubs on player transfers and related issues.
- Young and in demand: The legality of buy-out clauses in Spanish football contracts
- A brief review of China’s new 100% ‘transfer tax’ on footballers
- The dangers of copyright disputes arising from the use of football club badges
- Should managers be required by regulation to pick full-strength sides?
- Termination of football employment contracts without just cause: A review of Hakan Çalhanoglu v Trabzonspor FC
- Where do different sports draw the line on "sledging” and “taunting"? - Part 2 – Basketball and American Football
- Where do different sports draw the line on "sledging” and “taunting"? - Part 1 – Cricket and Tennis
- La Liga’s media rights: the new law that prompted suspension of Spanish football
- What constitutes an ‘Official Match’ under the FIFA Regulations? The case of Ben Arfa
- The on-going football dispute over training compensation and player loans II: Dundee Utd -v- Club Athletico Velez
- Your guide to FIFA’s Club Protection Programme
- The on-going football dispute over training compensation and player loans: Panionios -v- Parana