Football Law Conference 2021

 

LawInSport's Football Law Digital conference brings together leading lawyers and executives, from 20+ countries to discuss the most important legal developments in the football industry on the 20-26 May 2021. The 2020 conference was extremely popular with over 500 attendees. 

We hope that those working in, or aspiring to work in, the sector will be able to use and apply this knowledge to help the sport navigate through this difficult period and be stronger for it in the long term.  

WHO IS THIS SUITABLE FOR

Anyone with an interest in the legal and commercial frameworks and the developments that impact on football including:  In-house counsel. Sports executives and administrators, Agents, Coaches, Current and former players, Private practice lawyers, Academics & Students. 

TOPICS

The panel schedule may be subject to change due to speaker availability.   

  1. Betting: Who has the right to real-time sports data?

  2. The succession of football clubs: the legal issues from clubs financial crisis & CAS decisions

  3. Players contracts: who has the rights & ability to amend agency and playing contracts

  4. Football governance: Ensuring effective regulations of owners, directors & officials 

  5. Fans: fan representation and club ownership

  6. Discrimination: How are football regulations evolving to deal with racism?

  7. Media rights: Negotiating and drafting of media rights agreements - an international perspective

  8. Academies: Legal considerations for football academies

  9. Intellectual property:  Opportunities & threats from new digital revenue streams

  10. Safeguarding/Guardians: Developments in safeguarding

  11. Corruption: how is football responding to increasingly sophisticated bad actors

  12. Financial management: Financial Fair Play, competitive balance and solidarity mechanisms

  13. Player injuries: who is liable for injuries to players

  14. In-house counsel: How to build an effective legal team in a football

  15. Betting: reconciling commercialisation and regulation of sports betting in football

  16. Tax update

  17. Agents: legal considerations and regulatory update

  18. Finance: Funding football clubs

Session timings

  • Each day will have approximately 1/1.5 hours between 2-7pm BST.
  • Recordings will be available to registered attendees after the session finishes.
  • The schedule may be subject to change depending on speakers availability.

Location

Online using Zoom Webinar.  

 

TICKETS

General Admission

  • Standard ticket:                                                   £140+VAT 
  • LIS Plus (with annual membership) ticket:     £90+VAT

Student rate (50% discount) only for FULL TIME STUDENTS

  • Standard student ticket:                                     £70+VAT
    Use the coupon code 'Footylaw21Stu' when you are logged into your account.

  • LIS Plus (with annual membership) ticket:     £45+VAT
    Use the coupon code 'Footylaw21StuPlus' when you are logged into your account.

**We are checking each student status as a full-time student before the conference starts.
If you purchase a student when you are not Full-Time Student (i.e. a working student) you will be prevented from viewing the conference until the balance is paid.

 

Full-Time Current a Former Athlete/ManagersCoaches = FREE  
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your details about the club or country you currently or have played for. This does not apply if you work in professional services.

A full price ticket equates to less than £7 per session, £2 per session for full-time students and free for former and current professional players. Therefore we are not offering any further discounts.

*Discounts are applied automatically during the registration and checkout. 

**Please note that all tickets are nonrefundable.

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Each attendee only needs to register once for the Conference and they will receive registration details for each session advance of the event.

Webinars will be scheduled to UK time (between 2-7pm UK time), so block your calendars accordingly.

 

Professional Development

The conference offers over 12 hours of self-accredited CPD. Certificates of attendance will be provide.

Attendees can get a full certificate of attendance even if they have not been able watch live providing they have watch the full recordings of each session. 

 

PREVIOUS ATTENDING COMPANIES

11KBW
14 Sports Law
3 Hare Court Chambers
39 Essex Chambers
3Fold Global Management
4 New Square
5RB Barristers
7 Bedford Row
90 Minute Cynic
A&L Goodbody
AAVL Group
ABRAHAM, THOMPSONS & CO
Addleshaw Goddard
Advantage Rule LLC
Akinwunmi & Busari
Alexiou Fisher Philipps
All India Football Federation
Allen & Overy LLP
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Law Firm, Japan
Anglia Ruskin University
Applex Attorneys Ltd
Ararat - Armenia Football Club
Arent Fox
Arsenal FC
Asian Football Confederation
Aspire
AVENS
Axia Sports and Media Group Limited
Back-4 Sports
Badminton World Federation
Bär & Karrer AG
BASL
BBC
BCL Solicitors LLP
BDC Associati
Beauchamps
Bellver Sports
Bermans (and Ex-Premier League Player)
Berryman Prime, LLC
Beswicks Legal
Bichara e Motta Advogados
Bird & Bird
Blackburn Rovers Football and Athletic Limited
Blackstone Chambers
Bolcar Law Office
BowerCotton&Shylov Law Firm
BPP Law School
Brabners
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club
Browne Craine
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Budzowska Fiutowski i Partnerzy. Radcowie Prawni
CAF
Camargos, Melo, Moraes e Mendonça Advogados
Celtic Football Club
Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS
Charles Russell Speechlys
Chelsea FC
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC
Chukyo University
City Football Group
Clifford Chance LLP
Clintons
Clintons Solicitors
CMB-Sociedade de Advogados, R.L.
Control Risks
Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP
COSKUN LAW&CONSULTANCY OFFICE
Creative Artists Agency
Credit Suisse
CRESTA TALENTS
CRN Sports Consultancy Ltd
Crowe U.K. LLP
Crown Talent Group
Crystal Palace F.C.
CSM
CTP International
Culebro Abogados
Dahl Law Firm
Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP
De Kempenaer Advocaten
De Montfort University
De Novo
Deans Court Chambers
Deloitte LLP 
Dentons
Derby County FC
DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga GmbH
Digby Brown
Discovery Corporate Services Limited
DLA Piper
DMU
Dundee United FC
ECA
ECIJA & ASOCIADOS ABOGADOS BARCELONA, S.L.
Edge Hill University
Effori Sports Law
EFL
eleven & law
Elhage Stentler Consultancy
Ellis Jones Solicitors
ELSA LEX
Endeavour (IMG Football)
English Football Association
EPFL
ETC Tax
Ethisport
EU Civil Servant and Member of the FIFA DRC
European Club Association
European Leagues
Everton FC
Ewen Law
Expo 2020 Dubai
FARE Network
Farrer & Co
FC ALVERCA
FC Porto
Federal Office of Police
Field R Law
FIFA
FIFPRO
Fishburn Sports Ltd
FK Sarajevo
Fletcher Sports Law
Flexform Legal Services LImited
Football Federation Australia
Football-Support
Forensic Risk Alliance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Fulham Football Club
Furnival Chambers
Garden Court Chambers
Geldards
German Football Agents Association
Global Sports Advocates
Grant Thornton UK
Gregory Abrams Davidson
Hamad bin Khalifa University
Hamlins LLP
Harbottle & Lewis
Hardwick and Morris LLP
Hausfeld & Co. LLP
Heath Square Private Client Ltd
Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors
Hoffmann Liebs
Homburger
Hope Football Group
Howard Kennedy
Huddersfield Town Football Club
Imagent inc.
IMG
Inspired Thinkng Group (ITG) Limited
Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia
International Ice Hockey Federation
IPS Law LLP
ITV
JAMS
Javelin Sports Consulting
Jensen Scouting
Jia Law Group
Jin Mao Law Firm
JMW Solicitors LLP
JUAREZ VECIANA SLP
Juventus FC Women
Juventus Football Club
K&L Gates
K2 Intelligence
Kellerhals Carrard
Kenya Sports Disputes Tribunal
Kheiron ProSport Ltd
Kick it Out
Kings Chambers
lafranchi meyer attorneys at law
Law Firm of Ingles Laurel Calderon
Law firm Suljic LLC
Law Office Bolcar
Lechia Gdańsk S.A.
Legia Warszawa SA
Legislab
Lentze Stopper Rechtsanwälte
Level Law Limited
Levy Kaufmann Kohler
Lewis Silkin LLP
Libra Law SA
Linklaters LLP
Lisbies Pro Finishing Workshop
Littleton Chambers
Liverpool University
Livida Sport
Lombardi Associates
Loughborough University
Luther Rechtsanwaltschaftsgesellschaft mbH
Luton Town FC
Maastricht University
MACCABI TEL AVIV FC
Mackrel Turner Garrett
Macksport
Mahmood Hussain Law Firm
Maisto e Associati
Málaga Club de Fútbol
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester United Football Club
MAQS Advokatbyrå
McCann FitzGerald
Melchers Law
Middlesbrough Football Club
Mihai &Co Business Lawyers/ CABINET DE AVOCAT DAN MIHAI
Miller Insurance Services LLP
Mills & Reeve LLP
Mishcon de Reya LLP
MLS
Moraes e Mendonça Advogados
Morgan Sports Law
Move The Posts
Muckle LLP
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
National Dispute Resolution Chamber (CNRD) Head of Research, Confederação Brasileira de Futebol
National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan
Nicolaus Copernicus University
NMIMS
NORDIA LAW
Norges Fotballforbund
North West University
Northern Cricket Union
Northridge Law LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Norwich City Football Club
NYU
Off Field Sports Consulting Ltd
OLYMPIACOS F.C.
omnisports
ONE-EIGHTEEN TALENT MANAGEMENT
Onesportfootball.com
Onside Law
Osborne Clarke
PANAYIOTIS GEORGIOU LAW OFFICE
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
Pit Stop Brand Consultancy
Pitch International
PLAUSUS UK LTD
PLG
Premier League
Premier Soccer League
Prettys Solicitors
PS Sports
Puente Sur
PUMA Group
Punuka Attorney & Solicitors
QBE
Real Madrid C.F.
Reed Smith LLP
Rock Sports Management
Romanian Football Federation
RPC
Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo
RUIZ-HUERTA & CRESPO SPORTS LAWYERS
Saffery Champness
Saudi Arabian Football Federation
Saudi Professional League
SB PROFESSIONISTI SRLS
Schweele Law Office
SEG International BV
Senn Ferrero, Associados Sports & Entertainment
Serjeants Inn Chambers
Sheridans
Shoosmiths LLP
SILA International Lawyers
Silverbeck
Silverfish CSR
Simmons & Simmons LLP
Slaughter and May
Souloukou & Partners Law Firm
Southampton FC 
Sporting Integrity
SportLegis
Sports & Media
Sports People's Think Tank
Squire Patton Boggs (UK)
Standard Chartered
Starlizard
Stats Perform
Stewarts
SuperFootball Ltd
Sydney Mitchell LLP
Symbiosis law school, Pune
Tactic Connect
Taylor Wessing
Taylor Wessing LLP
Tenet Compliance & Litigation Limited
Tepper Sports (Carolina Panthers and Charlotte MLS 2021)
Territoria
The Association of West Block Blues
The European Football Agents Association (“EFAA”)'
The Football Association of Norway
The Football Association of Wales
The International Sports Law Journal
The Sporting Way
The Sports Consultancy Legal
Thomas Cooper LLP
Tiberghien
TMI Associates
Toranomon Kyodo Law Office
Trinity College Dublin
TrioLegal
Triple S Sports & Entertainment Group Limited
Triple S Sports Entertainment Group
Tufan football club
UCFB
UEFA
Unicef UK
Unique Sports Management
Université de Tours
University of Chester
University of Edinburgh
University of Law
University of Northampton
University of Nottingham
University of Portsmouth
University of Pretoria
University of Reading
University of Strathclyde
University of Zurich
UNSW
Uzbekistan Football Association
Vandellos Sports Law
Vassallo Group
VfB Stuttgart 1893 AG
VISCHER
Wasserman Media Group
Watford FC
Watson Farley & Williams (Middle East) LLP
WeintTopp Soccer Sports Group
whampoo 
Wiersma Mensonides Advocaten
Wiggin LLP
Willem II TIlburg
Withers LLP
Women In Football
World Players Association

 

What people said about the conference

"The panels are all exceptional!"

"The go-to conference to hear from the best-in-class minds on legal issues in football"
- Josh Charalambous, Senior Associate, RPC

"The team have done amazingly well to deliver such high quantity and - importantly - quality content, with such a diverse range of speakers in a digital format. Thank you."
- Cat Watson, Pitch International

"Gave me an opportunity to engage with the professionals from the football profession and be a part of an interesting debate regarding the current legislative developments of the industry."
- Bogdan Oworuszko, Lechia Gdańsk S.A.

"For genuine insight and interaction, in contrast to being able to brag that you were in room when some big shot stayed on message, sports lawyers and executives cannot do better than LawInSport programs."
- Professor Stephen Ross, Professor of Law, Director, Penn State Institute for Sports Law, Policy, and Research

"The conference has panels with some of the best people in the industry speaking. It is hugely informative"
- Nick Humphreys, Partner, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

 "A light in the end of the tunnel, that is what I believe FootyLaw20 meant to sports law this year. Congrats!"
- Roberto de Palma Barracco, 

"Informative and interactive in equal measure, stellar speakers in each session"
-Joseph Pridmore 

"The level of expertise and willingness to share experience is unparalleled."
- Kevin Offer

"Excellent content brought to life in the virtual world"
- Adam Pendlebury, Senior Lecturer in Law, Edgehill Univeristy 

"I have found the LawInSport Conference to be a really educative and engaging one dealing with real issues and preferring practical solutions"
- Seyi Akinwunmi, Partner Akinwunmi & Busari LP, Lagos, Nigeria & USA

"A fantastic conference with interesting speakers! A unique opportunity to engage with and learn from the best in the business."
- Maximilian Wussler 

”Great conference with very interesting topics, covering nearly all the legal fields of the football industry, together with interesting and skilled speakers, to a very affordable price”
- Karl Ole Möller, Partner, NORDIA Law

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Event Properties

Event Date 20-05-2021 9:00
Event End Date 26-05-2021 22:00
Individual Price £140+VAT

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