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Sean Cottrell

Sean Cottrell

Sean is the founder and CEO of LawInSport. Founded in 2010, LawInSport has become the "go to sports law website" for sports lawyers and sports executives across the world.

Sean works with lawyers and law firms to create targeted and accessible legal content, develop marketing strategies and provide training on digital media. Sean is a visiting lecturer of sports business and sports ethics at Ithica College and Syracuse University London campuses.

Sean has written articles and produced podcasts and videos on the regulation of boxing, match-fixing, doping, sports governance, third party ownership in football, sports sponsorship and social media.

Before founding Sean studied sport science and law after working in the legal sector for 15 years in finance and marketing. Sean has worked for some of leading international law firms including DLA Piper, Simmons & Simmons, CMS Cameron McKenna and SJ Berwin. His passions are law, sport, marketing, education, technology and charity.

You can connect with Sean on LinkedIn.

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The Anatomy of The Armstrong Lie: a story of cycling, doping and betrayal - Episode 19

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In this exclusive LawInSport interview, Sean Cottrell, LawInSport’s founder, speaks with two of Hollywood’s biggest producers, Frank Marshall and Matt Tolmach (responsible between them for blockbusters  such as Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, Jason Bourne, The Amazing Spiderman) about their latest work, a documentary titled ‘The Armstrong Lie’. The film provides a forensic look at the Lance Armstrong story, one of the biggest scandals to hit sports in recent times.

In this interview, Frank and Matt tell Sean what it was like spending time with Lance, give their inside take on the story, and reflect on its wider implications for sport

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