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Insolvency in the English Football League: impact on players and staff

Amidst the financial crisis in the sporting world, Jeremy Lewis…

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Remedies for clubs if leagues are decided against their wishes

John Mehrzad QC, Head of Sports Law Group at Littleton,…

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“Project Restart” or a false start: can professional sports clubs compel their players to return to the pitch and waive health and safety liability?

Introduction As elite-level leagues, sporting associations and other stakeholders debate…

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John Mehrzad QC’s interviewed by Al Jazeera on player health and safety

John Mehrzad QC, Head of Littleton’s Sports Law Group, was…

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Claims by clubs in the event of a cancelled season

In this short piece, Andrew Nixon and Alex Harvey of…

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James Green and Stuart Sanders on the new UEFA guidelines for eligibility in international competitions

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty across the world…

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FIFA’s reaction to COVID-19 – are they a fair balance between clubs and players?

Article jointly written by  Andrew MacGregor & Elke Kendall of Brabners…

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“Give Me Just a Little More Time”

Olympics v Wimbledon and the Legal Problems arising from the…

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Sports Clubs in the lurch? Considering the eligibility of players for Government’s furlough scheme

The article is also available in a podcast: The restrictive…

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John Mehrzad QC and Joe Bryan on the legal realities of an ‘extension’ to the football season

The football world, like almost every other sector of the…

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