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Football and the Law


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Football and the Law is the first comprehensive review of the law relating to all aspects of football, including the main regulatory and commercial aspects of the sport.

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1. Introduction & Overview: Nick De Marco QC (Blackstone Chambers) 2. Institutions: Andrew Smith (Matrix Chambers); Richard Bush (Bird & Bird) 3. International Federations: James Kitching (Kitching Sports); Pedro Fida (Bichara & Motta - Brazil) 4. European Law in relation to Football: Kieron Beal QC (Blackstone Chambers); Daniel Geey (Sheridans) 5. Employment Law and Football: Paul Goulding QC & Diya Sen Gupta (Blackstone Chambers) 6. Contracts - Players: Jane Mulcahy QC (Blackstone Chambers); Ian Lynam (Northridge); Liz Coley (Walker Morris) 7. Contracts - Managers: Paul Gilroy QC (Littleton Chambers & 9 St Johns Street); Christopher Jeans QC (11 KBW) 8. Player Transfers: Stephen Sampson (Squire Patton Boggs); Liz Coley (Walker Morris) 9. Immigration and GBE's: Supinder Sian & Emma Mason (Squire Patton Boggs) 10. Academies and Youth Issues: Jonathan Ellis & James Eighteen (Northridge) 11. Third Party Investment: Nick De Marco QC (Blackstone Chambers); Ariel Reck (Reck Sports Law); Pedro Fida (Bichara & Motta - Brazil) 12. The Regulation of Intermediaries: Nick De Marco QC (Blackstone Chambers); Daniel Lowen (Level) 13. Image Rights: Paul Fletcher & Tom Grant (Adelphi Sports Law); Oliver Hunt & Leon Farr (Onside Law) 14. Taxation - Graham Shear& Andrew Street (Berwin Leighton Paisner) 15. Sponsorship and Commercial Rights: Chris Walsh & Jamie Singer (Onside Law) 16. Financial regulation and Financial Fair Play: Nick De Marco QC & Tom Richards (Blackstone Chambers); Victoria Wakefield (Brick Court Chambers) 17. Personal Injury:Alistair McHenry (Walker Morris) 18. Broadcasting: Rhodri Thompson QC & Anita Davies (Matrix Chambers) 19. Stadia, Hillsborough, Health & Safety and Policing: Michael Beloff QC, Shane Sibbel & George Molyneaux (Blackstone Chambers) 20. Ticketing: Nick Bitel, Zane Shihab & James Thorndyke (Kerman & Co) 21. Ownership Issues and the Fit and Proper Person test: Tim Owen QC & Andrew Smith (Matrix Chambers) 22. Privacy and Defamation: Gavin Millar QC & Sara Mansoori (Matrix Chambers) 23. Discipline: Jim Sturman QC & Alice Bricogne (2 Bedford Row), Nick De Marco QC (Blackstone Chambers) 24. Doping: James Segan & Tom Mountford (Blackstone Chambers) 25. Corruption: Nick De Marco QC (Blackstone Chambers); Karim Bouzidi (Clintons) 26. Players' Representation, the PFA and FIFPro: Nick Cusack (PFA) 27. Mediation: Edwin Glasgow QC (39 Essex Chambers), Peter Stockwell (Solicitor/Mediator) 28. Arbitration: Ian Mill QC (Blackstone); Andrew Smith (Matrix); Richard Bush (Bird & Bird) 29. International Disputes and the CAS: Mark Hovell (Mills & Reeve)

About the Author

Nick De Marco QC of Blackstone Chambers is ranked as one of the leading sports law barristers. Acting for football clubs, federations, players, and agents in commercial and regulatory disputes, he has appeared in most recent high-profile cases in football in the UK and has a significant international sports practice. Contributors Stuart Baird (Centrefield) Kieron Beal QC (Blackstone Chambers) Michael Beloff QC (Blackstone Chambers) Nick Bitel (Kerman & Co) Karim Bouzidi (Clintons) Alice Bricogne (2 Bedford Row) Richard Bush (Bird & Bird) Liz Coley (Walker Morris) Nick Cusack (PFA) Anita Davies (Matrix Chambers) James Eighteen (Charles Russell Speechlys) Jonathan Ellis (Charles Russell Speechlys) Paul Gilroy QC (9 St Johns Street) Edwin Glasgow QC (39 Essex Chambers) Tom Grant (Adelphi Sports) Christopher Jeans QC (11 KBW) James Kitching (Asian Football Association) Pedro Fida (Bichara & Motta - Brazil) Paul Fletcher (Adelphi Sports) Daniel Geey (Sheridans) Paul Goulding QC (Blackstone Chambers) Tom Grant (Adelphi Sports Law) Alex Hackney (Fieldfisher) Mark Hovell (Mills & Reeve) Oliver Hunt (Onside Law) Ian Lynam (Charles Russell Speechlys) Daniel Lowen (Couchmans) Alistair McHenry (Walker Morris) Sara Mansoori (Matrix Chambers) Emma Mason (Squire Patton Boggs) Ian Mill QC (Blackstone Chambers) Gavin Millar QC (Matrix Chambers) George Molyneaux (Blackstone Chambers) Tom Mountford (Blackstone Chambers) Jane Mulcahy QC (Blackstone Chambers) Tim Owen QC (Matrix Chambers) Ariel Reck (Argentinian lawyer) Tom Richards (Blackstone Chambers) Stephen Sampson (Squire Patton Boggs) James Segan (Blackstone Chambers) Diya Sen Gupta (Blackstone Chambers) Graham Shear (Berwin Leighton Paisner) Zane Shihab (Kerman & Co) Supinder Sian (Squire Patton Boggs) Shane Sibbel (Blackstone Chambetrs) Jamie Singer (Onside Law) Andrew Smith (Matrix Chambers) Peter Stockwell (Sports Resolutions) Andrew Street (Berwin Leighton Paisner) Jim Sturman QC (2 Bedford Row) Rhodri Thompson QC (Matrix Chambers) James Thorndyke (Kerman & Co) Victoria Wakefield (Brick Court Chambers) Chris Walsh (Onside Law)


A one-stop-shop of expert commentary and analysis of the highest quality in all of the key areas
The Editor, Contributors and the Publishers are to be warmly congratulated on producing such an important, comprehensive and 'must-have' Book for sports lawyers, football club managers and administrators, players' intermediaries, students, academics and researchers. * Global Sports Law and Taxation *
This book makes out a strong case for the existence of a body of 'football law' justifying a work dedicated to the subject. By its expert, detailed and wide-ranging coverage of the relevant legal issues, it represents the fine execution of an excellent idea.
A must read for all players, spectators and administrators to keep ahead of the game!
An essential legal reference book for every Football Club executive
A comprehensive and well-written book that provides a helpful guide to the legal principles and procedures that arise within the football industry

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