Contemporary Issues in Sports Law and Practice 2017

A half day conference to explore key topics in this rapidly changing arena of sports law



1pm Registration and Coffee

1.30pm Chair’s Welcome

1.40 – 3.10pm Plenary Session One

  • Topic: Ticket Touting And The Law: Trying to Regulate What We Can’t “Define”?
    • Speaker: Mark James, Manchester Metropolitan Law School - 
  • Topic: Legal Issues Affecting Premier League Clubs
    • Speaker: Caroline McCrory, Leicester City Football Club

  • Topic: Current Issues in Anti-Doping
    • Speaker: Michelle Verroken, Sporting Integrity Ltd


3.40 - 4.20pm Round Table Discussion

A facilitated panel discussion involving contributions from all our expert presenters

4.25pm Chair’s closing remarks


Conference Chairs

Andy Gray -  Solicitor | ASA Judicial Commissioner& Head of Leicester De Montfort Law School Sports Law Programmes

Jonathan Merritt - Senior Lecturer | DMU Sports Law Research Co-ordinator & Departmental Deputy Head of Research


How to Book

Control click on “Book BASL online here”.  This takes you to the DMU online store.  Scroll down and then please choose the appropriate BASL store (£75 Professionals / Free to students / £30 nfp ) to register your attendance.  You will receive an automated confirmation response by return. 

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On-line payments (where applicable ) are preferred but if you need an invoice please contact the Event Organiser Kate Scott.

Please note that there is no car parking available on campus but there is an NCP on Newarke Street less than 5 minutes’ walk from the Hugh Aston Building. 


Event Properties

Event Date 10-11-2017 13:00
Event End Date 10-11-2017 16:30
Location De Montfort University


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