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  1. Legal news
    11 March 2021
    Jonathan Taylor QC co-edits the fourth edition of Sport: Law and Practice with Adam Lewis QC of Blackstone Chambers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/jonathan-taylor-qc-co-edits-the-fourth-edition-of-sport-law-and-practice

    MediaWrites is delighted to highlight the publication of the fourth edition of Sport: Law and Practice, co-edited by Jonathan Taylor QC (co-head of Bird & Bird’s international Sports Group) and Adam Lewis QC from ...

  2. Legal news
    09 March 2021
    A new pathway for professional American Football in Europe
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/a-new-pathway-for-professional-american-football-in-europe

    Recently, a stir was caused by a press release, announcing plans to launch the European League of Football (ELF), a new professional American Football league.

  3. Legal news
    27 January 2021
    Addressing Participant Welfare And Safeguarding Issues In Sports Disciplinary Investigations
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/addressing-participant-welfare-and-safeguarding-issues-in-sports-disciplinary-investigations

    Anyone undergoing a disciplinary review will be put under a degree of stress. In sport, this issue may be exacerbated by a number of factors, including the degree of public attention that many such reviews are subject ...

  4. Legal news
    12 February 2018
    Technology changing sport: Mechanical doping
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/technology-changing-sport-mechanical-doping

    In this three-part series, Chris Lavey will consider new technologies that are changing sport and how they impact on the field of play. How do sports regulate to meet the challenges presented by the development and use ...

  5. Legal news
    20 April 2020
    Seeing stars: using names and images of high profile athletes to promote your events can now land you on the ropes
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/using-names-and-images-of-high-profile-athletes-to-promote-your-events-can-land-you-on-the-ropes

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recent decision to investigate a leading events promoter for marketing a sports event using imagery of high profile athletes who did not ultimately participate in the ...

  6. Legal news
    13 August 2020
    Sports safety: should it be mandatory to report child protection & safeguarding concerns?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/sports-safety-should-it-be-mandatory-to-report-child-protection-and-safeguarding-concerns

    Child safeguarding reviews in sport have consistently shown that failures in reporting have had serious consequences. If concerns are not reported, and appropriate action not taken, the system is fundamentally ...

  7. Legal news
    15 December 2020
    Sports lawyer Victoria Evans’ world record solo Atlantic row attempt raises funds for Women In Sport
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/sports-lawyer-victoria-evans-world-record-solo-atlantic-row-attempt-raises-funds-for-women-in-sport

    This year has been disruptive for us all, but sports lawyer Victoria Evans has experienced change of a totally different scale; 2020 saw her resign from her job, give up her apartment, and fully commit herself to ...

  8. Legal news
    07 April 2020
    Event Sponsorships, COVID-19 and Force Majeure – Where do we stand?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/event-sponsorships-covid19-and-force-majeure-where-do-we-stand

    COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on commercial operations across all sectors globally. This is no better demonstrated than in the events industry, with international sporting events worth vast sums of money to ...

  9. Legal news
    07 May 2020
    Tulip mania? The business of esports and its time in the sun
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/tulip-mania-the-business-of-esports-and-its-time-in-the-sun

    Esports is booming. Is it time to join the gold rush and grab a shovel? Or find out who's selling them?