The WS Sports Law Conference will discuss and debate the multitude of legal issues that stem from international sporting competition. The WS Society, With Lombardi Associates, invite you to join us for a half-day conference to learn from and meet leading figures from around sport and law.
The conference includes a keynote speaker from Patrick Stewart at General Counsel, Manchester United.
9.15 am – 9.30 am - Registration and coffee
9.30 am – 9.40 am - Welcome
9.40 am – 10.25 am - Keynote - reflections on his role as General Counsel at Manchester United
10.25 am – 10.55 am - UK Immigration law – navigating current issues for sports professionals and their employers:
10.55 am – 11.05 am Charity partner
11.05 am – 11.20 am - Coffee Break
11.20 am – 11.50 am - A day in the life of a lawyer at a governing body
11.50 am – 12.10 pm - Analysing the Crouch Report – a landmark for change?
12. 10 pm – 1.10 pm - Panel session on legal and regulatory change – challenges and opportunities across sports
Patrick Stewart, General Counsel, Manchester United
Paolo Lombardi, Managing Director, Lombardi Associates
Gillian Treasurer, Head of Legal, Scottish Rugby Union
Sean Cottrell, Chief Executive, LawInSport
Chris Anderson, Former Head of Football Governance Review, DCMS
Neeraj Thomas, Partner, CMS LLP
1.10 pm – 1.20 pm - Conference close
Lunch served in upper library, Facilitated by Paolo Lombardi
Writers to the Signet: £120 + VAT
Standard rate: £150 + VAT
Law student/trainee solicitor: £80 + VAT
All rates include lunch and refreshments at the Signet Library.
CPD/TCPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland)
|Event Date||07-10-2022 9:00|
|Event End Date||07-10-2022 13:00|
|Location||The Signet Library|
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