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How to develop your sports and legal network - AMA

How to develop your sports and legal network - AMA

This AMA (Ask Me Anything) is designed to help people develop the human skills (Simon Sinek), which are often mistakenly referred to as "soft skills". This event is tailored for those working in sport and/or the legal sectors, or who aspire to do so, and want to know how to connect with people, build meaningful relationships remotely and in-person.

Who should Attend This Event

Anyone with who wants to learn how to build long last relationships with colleagues in sports business and sports law. Whether you are starting out,  trying to grow your profile and/or client base, or you just want to learn how to have better interactions with people; this event will be invaluable to you and enable you to get the most out of the people you come into contact with. 


  1. What are the basics of networking
  2. Approaching networking in a natural and organic way to build meaningful relationship that lasts over time;
  3. Networking remotely via
    1. Email 
    2. Social networking
    3. Online Events
  4. In-person networking at events
    1. Social events
    2. Conferences
    3. Seminars
  5. Finding the right community
  6. Contacting someone you think is unreachable such as executives, thought leaders, athletes, etc 
  7. Breaking through perceived and real closed communities
  8. Networking with other lawyers
  9. Networking with sports professionals and athletes/players
  10. Things to do and not to do

This event is part of 9 part series on Personal and Professional Development and that are free for LawInSport Corporate, Academic and individual Annual (£156) and Monthly Plus (£25 per month) members (see full benefits here):

  1. How To Become A Sports Lawyer - AMA 
  2. How Professional Athletes Can Break Into The Legal Profession - AMA
  3. How To Build Your Network In Sports Law - AMA
  4. How To Write An Effective CV And Covering Letter - AMA
  5. How Professional Athletes Can Break Into The Legal Profession - AMA
  6. How To Raise Your Profile Through Writing Articles - AMA
  7. How HR Recruitment Works In Sports Law - AMA
  8. How To Grow A Sports Law Practice? - AMA
  9. What Does It Take To Be A Sports Barrister/Advocate - AMA

Plus members also get to attend the following conference free of charge:

  1. Motorsports Law Conference (30-31 March)
  2. Anti-Doping Conference (6-7 April)
  3. Basketball Law Conference (14-15 April)



Please feel free to submit questions in advance here.

You will also have a chance to ask you question in the live event either through audio or text. 



Sean Cottrell, CEO, LawInSport, has over 10 years of experience advising and supporting thousands of lawyers and sports executives around the world to help them develop their careers. He has helped build the largest community and network of sports lawyers in the world.

Daniel Geey, Partner - Sports Group, Sheridans, helps clients in the sports sector, including rights holders, leagues, governing bodies, clubs, agencies, athletes, sports technology companies, broadcasters and financial institutions. He has significant experience in the football industry and has worked on a variety of club takeovers, high profile transfers, commercial endorsement deals and disputes. He also works in the wider entertainment industry advising on competition and anti-trust matters.

Daniel is a published author of the book Done Deal, and he has successfully built an impressive digital network in the sports sector through building relationships through in person networking and his digital social profiles. 

Cynthia Mumbo, Founder, & CEO, Sports Connect Africa, connecting sports stakeholders in Africa and improving the capacity of sports managers in the continent through workshops, mentorship programs and sports tournaments. Cynthia is also a Member Of The Board Of Advisors, World Football Summit and Former, Executive Committee Member, Kenya Basketball Federation.


Standard Ticket: £25

Plus Member Ticket: Free

Discounts are applied automatically at the checkout.

Buying Your Ticket 

It is recommended you use or a Standard or Plus account and login to your account when you are purchasing your ticket to ensure you can watch the video recordings. 

Athletes & Coaches 

Full-Time Current & Former Athlete & Esports Players/Managers/Coaches = FREE

If you are have represented your country at the Olympics and Paralympics or you have been a full-time professional athlete, manager or coach, please 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 represented. If you are currently working in the professional services sector or you are in an executive position for a sports organisation you will not be eligible for free ticket. 

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Event Properties

Event Date 18-03-2021 14:00
Event End Date 18-03-2021 15:00
Individual Price £25

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