COVID-19: sport and the law of frustration and force majeure
Published 17 March 2020 By: Nick De Marco QC
The decision of the English Premier League, Football League and the Scottish FA to suspend football matches as a result of corona virus is the latest in a series of unprecedented responses to the global pandemic. This article discusses the legal issues in sport arising from the worldwide health crisis.
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Nick is rated a leading silk in Sports Law and is a member of Blackstone Chambers.
He has advised and acted for a number of sports governing bodies, athletes, most Premier League football clubs and many world-class football players in commercial and regulatory disputes.