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Family Law Guidance For Athletes – How Assets Are Divided Upon Divorce

This is the third in a series of articles exploring key family law issues facing athletes over the course of their careers. It explores the process of divorce and separation in ...

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Football Locker Room

Name Image & Likeness: Why U.S High School Athletes May Sue Over Rights Restrictions

The past year has been a whirlwind of activity in the area of name, image, and likeness rights (NIL) for U.S. college...
Football Law Conference

A Review Of LawInSport’s Football Conference 2022: Key Lessons For The Sector

As a full member of LawInSport, I regularly read articles encapsulating the essence of law in a sports context. I was...
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Safeguarding Proceedings - How To Balance The Rights Of The Accused With Treatment Of The Abused?

Safeguarding practice is about protecting and promoting wellbeing. It encompasses a wide variety of actions that are ...
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Unilateral extension options in football contracts: Are they valid and enforceable?

Unilateral extension clauses (UECs) are contractual clauses that give one party to a contract the exclusive right to ...
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How The US Women’s Soccer Team’s New Equal Pay Deal Works

On February 22, 2022, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) (the national governing body for soccer in the United States)...
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The Lifecycle Of An International Athlete – Dealing With Divorce

This blog in our series for international athletes explains key points of English law in relation to family issu...
Betting

How Will Changes To Gambling Advertising Regulations To Protect Young People Affect Athletes?

The gambling industry’s growing presence in football has been the topic of much fan and government discussion in rece...
Online abuse

Are football clubs liable for the online racist abuse of their players?

In March 2022, the Premier League reported that over the preceding 12 months it had conducted over 400 investigations...
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Bullying In The Weighing Room – Will Bryony Frost's Case Mark A Sea Change For Sports?

The willingness and capability of sports governing bodies (SGBs) to tackle discrimination and harassment in sport has...
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The Lifecycle Of An International Athlete – Negotiating Sponsorship & Endorsements Deals

This blog in our series for international athletes explains the key points to consider when entering into sponso...

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