Football Law 2019 - Player Transfers, Agents, Politics and the Business of Football

Football Law 2019 - Player Transfers, Agents, Politics and the Business of Football

Following the success of our sold out 'Football Law - Player Transfers, Agents & Politics' seminar held in May 2018, LawInSport will be hosting a two day football law conference in London on the 22nd & 23rd May 2019. 

 

TOPICS

The conference will cover the latest legal developments in football with panels, debates and short updates on topics such as:

 

  • Dispute Resolution: Key cases & developments in dispute resolution in football
  • Moving Players: Immigration & tax consideration 
  • Charities: Running and maintaining club & player foundations/charities
  • Integrity Update: match-fixing & doping
  • Agents (DEBATE:): Are intermediaries/agents a necessity or luxury? 
  • Player & managers contracts: How to educate, prepare and support academy players, and their parents, for signing a professional contract with clubs and agents? Includes: Developing policy to educate, regulate players & officials over use of social media and developments in managerial contracts. 
  • Safe Sport: Transfer of minors - where is the right balance between creating opportunities for young players and protecting their welfare? 
  • Governance & regional development of football: “Opportunities and challenges of governance & regional development of football" 
  • In-House legal teams: How to build an in-house legal team within clubs
  • Sponsorship Brand protection: Developing a brand protection strategy, including how GDPR, betting regulation is impacting on sponsorship
  • Creating inclusive football: what steps need to be taken? 
  • Media rights: Cross comparison of buying, selling and distribution across Europe, USA - clubs, league, national federations
  • Insurance: Liability for injury to players and loss of income to clubs - policy, procedures, etc.
  • Financing and buying football clubs
  • Stadium development: Planning for domestic and international requirements for stadium safety

 

NETWORKING 

The conference provides two days and evenings of networking opportunities, giving attendees the opportunity to meet and develop meaningful relationships with their colleagues working in the sector. 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND 

  • In-house counsel
  • Sports executives and administrators
  • Agents
  • Players
  • Coaches
  • Current and former players
  • Private practice lawyers
  • Academics
  • Students

 

TICKETS

The Football Law 2018 seminar sold out in under two months, therefore please be aware we will be operating on a first come first serve basis.

If you are not able to purchase a ticket you will be able to apply to be on our waiting list. 

 

PRICE

  • Plus members please log in to see the discounted price.
  • In-house lawyers, business professionals and students, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the discount code to get your early bird rate.

  • Athletes/Players, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to claim enquire about attending

 

EARLY BIRD TICKET - closes on the 15tH FEB 2019:

 

TICKET TYPE  

STANDARD

(£+VAT)

PLUS MEMBER

(£+VAT)

       

 

Private practice solicitors and barristers - Tier 1 

  £550 £450

In-house lawyers, academics, sports agents, sports executives and administrators - Tier 2*

  £250 £150

Full time students - Tier 3*

  £150 £100

Athletes ** - Current and former professionals (this is not applicable to qualified lawyers and sports business professionals) - Tier 4

  FREE FREE

 

Full Ticket (from the 16th FEB 2019):

 

TICKET TYPE  

STANDARD

(£+VAT)

PLUS MEMBER

(£+VAT)

       

Private practice solicitors and barristers - Tier 1 

  £700 £600

In-house lawyers, academics, sports agents, sports executives and administrators - Tier 2* 

  £350 £250

Full time students - Tier 3*

  £250 £150

Athletes ** - Current and former professionals (this is not applicable to qualified lawyers and sports business professionals) - Tier 4 

  FREE FREE

 

Attendees purchasing Tier 2 and 3 tickets should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to receive a unique code to purchase your preferential ticket.

Please note that all tickets are nonrefundable.

** This includes Olympians and Paralympians. If you are a private practice lawyer you will be required to purchase a ticket

For all over inquiries please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

LOCATION

Central London (venue to be announced shortly)

 

AGENDA 

A provisional agenda will be announced in the next few weeks. 

 

PARTNERS & SPONSORS 

If you would like to contact discuss partnership and sponsorship opportunities please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Professional Development

The conference offers 10 hours of self-accredited CPD.

 

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ATTENDING COMPANIES

39 Essex Chambers
Arent Fox
Bär & Karrer AG
BCL Solicitors LLP
Blackstone Chambers
Chelsea FC
City Football Group
Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP
Creative Artists Agency
Credit Suisse
Crystal Palace F.C.
Dahl Law firm
Davidson Chalmers LLP / SFSA
DE BUEN RODRÍGUEZ ABOGADOS, S.C
Dentons
DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga GmbH
DMU
Ethisport
European Clubs Association
European Leagues
Everton Football Club
FIFA
Furnival Chambers
Hoffmann Liebs
Howard Kennedy
Huddersfield Town Football Club
IMG
K2 Intelligence
Kings Chambers
lafranchi meyer attorneys at law
Legislab
Lewis Silkin LLP
Libra Law SA
Littleton Chambers
Luton Town FC
Miller Insurance Services LLP
Mills & Reeve
Mishcon de Reya LLP
Morgan Sports Law
National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan
Nicolaus Copernicus University
Northern Cricket Union
Norwich City Football Club plc
NYU
Off Field Sports Consulting Ltd
OLYMPIACOS F.C.
Onside Law
Osborne Clarke
Panagiotis Roumeliotis
Pitch International
Pit Stop Brand Consultancy
Reed Smith LLP
Rock Sports Management
Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo
SB PROFESSIONISTI SRLS
SEG (Sports Entertainment Group)
SEG International B.V.
Sheridans
Shoosmiths LLP
Silverbeck
Souloukou & Partners Law Firm
Southhampton Football Club
The European Football Agents Association
The Football Association
Thomas Cooper LLP
Tufan Football Club
UCFB
University of Law
University of Pretoria
University of Reading
University of Zurich
Vandellos Sports Law
Wasserman Media Group

 

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Event Properties

Event Date 22-05-2019 13:00
Event End Date 23-05-2019 10:00
Individual Price £100 - £700 + VAT
840.00 £ 125

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