Key sports law cases and developments of 2019 - UK & Ireland
As we come to the end of another hectic year, we wanted to take the opportunity to identify and provide some insights into what we think have been the key sports law issues of 2019.
We therefore invited each member of our Editorial Board to write a short summary of their highlights. Below are the responses from our UK & Ireland members. We hope this proves useful not only in identifying specific cases and issues, but also in detecting broader themes and giving a feel for the zeitgeist when read in conjunction with the contributions from other jurisdictions.
We would like to thank each member of our Editorial Board for taking the time out of their busy schedules to share their views with us, and also more broadly for their significant input into LawInSport over the course of the year. Thank you.
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- Tags: Anti Doping | Anti-Corruption | Athlete Welfare | Badminton | Commercial | Cricket | Cycling | Darts | Dispute Resolution | Employment | Football | Governance | Ireland | Regulation | Rugby | United Kingdom (UK)
- FINA’s decision to allow market access to rival competitions - a turn of the tide in professional swimming
- Israel Folau and Rugby Australia’s Code of Conduct hearing - the likely legal arguments
- A detailed analysis of the legal arguments in WADA v Sun Yang & FINA - a very public hearing
About the Author
Chris is the Editor at LawInSport, and takes responsibility for the review of content in conjunction with the Editorial Board. Prior to joining LawInSport, Chris graduated from Nottingham University, and trained and worked as a litigation lawyer at King & Wood & Mallesons SJ Berwin.