A Summary Of The Advocate General Opinion In The European Super League Case
This article summarises the Advocate General’s (AG) Opinion in the case of the European Super League v UEFA & FIFA (available here). Readers will learn about the legal standing of the Opinion, before being provided with a summary of the findings and what they mean for the existing model of European sports and rival competitions:
- Legal standing of the Advocate General Opinion
- Summary of the AG Opinion With Commentary
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Dr. Katarina Pijetlovic
Katarina is a Reader in Sports Law at Manchester Law School, General Secretary of Union of European Clubs, and Advisory Board Member of the Professional Tennis Players Union.
She is the author of EU Sports Law and Breakaway Leagues in Football (2015), regularly contributes to academic journals and presents at conferences on the topic of sports law, and establishment of rival competitions. Her interests include fundamental rights of athletes, with an emphasis on tennis, and she is a legal expert on breakaway leagues. She occasionally acts as a legal adviser for professional athletes and clubs.