Andrew Smith

Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight: Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith is a barrister at 11KBW Chambers in London. He practises principally in the fields of employment and discrimination law, sports law and commercial law. He is regul...

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Determining Compensation For Out Of Contract Footballers: The Nathan Ferguson & Luca Murphy cases

By way of short update to the article entitled “Determining The Level Of Compensation For Out Of Contract Football Pl...
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Governing Body Endorsement For Overseas Players – How Post-Brexit Criteria Have Impacted Scottish Football

In a previous LawInSport article[1], the new qualifying criteria for the issuing of a Governing Body Endorsement (GBE...
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Spanish Women's New National Agreement: A Major Step Towards Equal Pay In Football

In June 2022, the Spanish Women's National Football Team signed two historic agreements with the Spanish Football Fed...
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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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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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Why Rule 50 still isn’t working for athletes - Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Despite the opportunity to make a positive legal change to protect the human rights of athletes at the Olympic Games,...
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Sports Law in 2022 – Key issues to watch in Central & South America

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2022 from Central and South America from the LawInSport E...
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Sports Law in 2022 – Key issues to watch in Europe

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2022 in Europe from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Con...

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