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World Sports Advocate

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Michele Bernasconi Baer & Karrer

Michele Bernasconi
Baer & Karrer
Michele Bernasconi is a Partner and advises on all aspects of sports law. Michele is a member of the CAS and is Academic Co-Director of the Masters on International Sports.../ read more

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Michael Brader Wiggin LLP

Michael Brader
Wiggin LLP
Michael is a Partner and Head of the sports practice, specialising in the delivery of corporate, business and strategic advice to a wide range of sports interests, including clubs, rightsholders.../ read more

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Professor Lorne Crerar Harper Macleod

Professor Lorne Crerar
Harper Macleod
Professor Lorne Crerar is one of the two founding partners of Harper Macleod and is the firm’s Chairman. Lorne is the firm’s Senior Partner in the Banking & Finance and.../ read more

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Max Duthie Bird & Bird, London

Max Duthie
Bird & Bird, London
Max is a Partner advising on all discipline and doping cases in the Six Nations, Autumn Internationals, EPCR and the PRO12 professional rugby tournaments. He is a member of UK.../ read more

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Jon Ellis Charles Russell Speechlys

Jon Ellis
Charles Russell Speechlys
Jon is Joint Head of the sports group. He acts for sports governing bodies, teams, broadcasters and individuals in High Court litigation, arbitration proceedings (including before the Court of Arbitration.../ read more

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Luca Ferrari Withers LLP

Luca Ferrari
Withers LLP
As Head of the sports practice, Luca coordinates the firm’s work in advising players, clubs, owners, agents, managers, investors, sponsors and governing bodies in a range of matters, combining regulatory,.../ read more

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Paul J. Greene Global Sports Advocates

Paul J. Greene
Global Sports Advocates
Paul J. Greene, the Founder of Global Sports Advocates, LLC is recognized by Chambers USA and Super Lawyers as one of America’s leading sports lawyers. Paul has handled sports law.../ read more

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Owe Hjelmqvist Almelöv & Hjelmqvist Advokatbyrå

Owe Hjelmqvist
Almelöv & Hjelmqvist Advokatbyrå
Owe is a Partner and works with organisations and individuals within the sports, media and entertainment sector, representing inter alia football federations and clubs, venue owners and artists..../ read more

Gregory Ioannidis Sheffield Hallam University and Kings Chambers

Gregory Ioannidis
Sheffield Hallam University and Kings Chambers
Dr Gregory Ioannidis is a Senior Lecturer in law at Sheffield Hallam University and an Academic Associate at Kings Chambers. He is an experienced sports lawyer with expertise in anti-doping.../ read more

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Amrut Joshi Gamechanger Law Advisors

Amrut Joshi
Gamechanger Law Advisors
Amrut is the Founder of Gamechanger Law Advisors and has many years of experience as a sports lawyer, advising athletes, sports management companies, sports league promoters, sponsors and investors in.../ read more

Gregor Lentze Lentze Stopper Rechtsanwälte, Germany

Gregor Lentze
Lentze Stopper Rechtsanwälte, Germany
Gregor is Founding Partner and has advised international and German federations, professional clubs, leagues, sponsors, media companies, agencies and other sports stakeholders, with a focus on commercial matters. Prior to.../ read more

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Professor Richard H. McLaren OC McLaren Global Sport Solutions

Professor Richard H. McLaren OC
McLaren Global Sport Solutions
Richard is an Officer of the Order of Canada, an international sports lawyer and Professor of Law at Western University. As a Commissioner on WADA’s Independent Commission he examined systemic.../ read more

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Professor Laila Mintas Sportradar US

Professor Laila Mintas
Sportradar US
Prof. Laila Mintas is the Senior Vice President of Sportradar, and a Professor for Sports Law at the ISDE program. Previously, Laila has served as Director of Sports Integrity at.../ read more

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Mike Morgan Morgan Sports Law LLP

Mike Morgan
Morgan Sports Law LLP
Mike founded Morgan Sports Law and advises on regulatory and disciplinary issues with particular experience advising on doping, corruption and selection disputes. Mike acts for athletes in disciplinary proceedings..../ read more

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Warren Phelops K&L Gates

Warren Phelops
K&L Gates
Warren is a Partner at K&L Gates and focuses his practice on international regulatory, corporate, joint ventures, commercial rights, media, technology, marketing and advertising in a range of industries, but.../ read more

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Antonio Rigozzi Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler

Antonio Rigozzi
Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler
Antonio heads the sports law and arbitration practice and mainly acts as counsel before the CAS, other sports tribunals, representing international federations, clubs, teams, athletes and other sportspersons..../ read more

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Richard Verow Sky Sports

Richard Verow
Sky Sports
Richard is the Commercial Director at Sky Sports and oversees all commercial activity for Sky Sports. Richard has vast experience in commercial and legal areas of the sports industry. Previously.../ read more

Trevor Watkins Pinsent Masons

Trevor Watkins
Pinsent Masons
Trevor is the Head of the sports sector at Pinsent Masons. Recognised by Sport Business International as one of the world’s top 20 sports lawyers, he also has substantial practical.../ read more

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David Zeffman CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, London

David Zeffman
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, London
David is a Senior Partner and is Head of the sports group. David has been involved in the sale of media rights to some of the world’s biggest sporting competitions.../ read more

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