Sports law: rules of the game – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted March 22nd, 2012 in advertising, competition, drug abuse, media, news, sport by sally

“The complex web of commercial and regulatory issues that surrounds sport is occupying an ever-increasing amount of lawyers’ time. That was evident at the Law Society’s Sports Law Conference, held at Chancery Lane last week. It may be true that, as Charles Russell partner Simon Johnson told the conference, ‘a sports right as such does not exist’. But that has not stopped the rights and laws that affect sport from developing into a unique combination of problems whose resolution requires a growing cast of legal minds.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 22nd March 2012