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BASL DMU Sports Law Mini-conference Friday 6 November 2015 Final Programme


The British Association for Sports and Law in conjunction with De Montfort University has announced the final agenda and confirmed speakers for their mini-conference: Contemporary Issues in Sports Law and Practice 2015.


1pm - Registration and Coffee

1.30pm - Chair’s Welcome

1.35 - 2.50pm - Plenary Session One

Adrian Barr-Smith, Consultant, Dentons UKMEA LLP and Chairman BASL    
"Sport Sponsorship & Broadcasting: Key Issues"

Rod Findlay, Director of Strategy and Governance, England Golf
"Changing Governance Arrangements in a Sports Governing Body"

Chris Anderson, Head of Legal Services, Everton Football Club    
“Acting for a Premier League club: legal and practical challenges”

2.50 - 3.10pm - Break

3.10 - 4.00pm - Plenary Session Two

 Jonathan Merritt, Senior Lecturer and member of DMU Sports Law Unit    
“Maintaining sporting integrity in the era of the non-human athlete”

Tim Meakin, Barrister, 7 Bedford Row
"Getting to grips with doping law and procedure"


A facilitated panel discussion involving contributions from all our presenters

4.30pm - Chair’s closing remarks

Conference Chair Andy Gray, Solicitor, Head of Leicester De Montfort Law School Sports Law Programmes

Admission Prices

Members Of The Legal Profession - £75

Academics  And Representatives Of Sports Governing Bodies And Other Not-For-Profit Organisations - £30   

Registered Students - Free

Essential Information - Provide Your Student ID Number

Online Booking


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De Montfort Law School is Host University and Academic Partner to the British Association for Sport and the Law.

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