The Sport Lawyer's top 5 sports law cases of 2012
It has been an incredible year of sporting success on the field of play, the highlight of course being London 2012 and a record haul of medals.
It has, however, also been a fascinating year from a sporting legal perspective and to round off 2012 we highlight what we consider to be the five most significant cases and trends of the year. We hope you have enjoyed reading our articles and have found them relevant and useful. As always, we welcome any feedback.
1. BOA lose bye-law appeal - April 2012
2. The Karen Murphy case - April 2012
3. To select or not to select... – May and June 2012
4. The John Terry case – September 2012
5. Lance Armstrong - October 2012
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- BOA lose bye-law appeal
- The Sport Lawyer - Olympics Edition
- FAPL TV rights: a winter of discontent for regulators, non-UK european viewers and the English pubs
- The FA and John Terry double jeopardy
- Lance Armstrong: a sporting fraud? What level of cheating will constitute fraud?
Andrew Nixon is a Partner in the Sport Group at Sheridans. Referred to in this year's Legal 500 as a “very bright and talented sports lawyer” Andrew's practice focuses principally on regulatory, governance, disciplinary, arbitration and dispute resolution within the sport sector. Andrew's clients include governing bodies, sports clubs, sports agencies and individual athletes.