Summer Programme on International Sports Law: The Expanding Area of Sports Law 1–5 July, The Hague

Jack Anderson, one of the speakers at the Summer Programme on International Sports Law. On his left, professional rugby player Paul O’Connell, in a discussion on Violence and Aggression in Sport at the University of Limerick.
Jack Anderson, one of the speakers at the Summer Programme on International Sports Law, here with professional rugby player Paul O’Connell (to the right), in a discussion on Violence and Aggression in Sport at the University of Limerick in Octover 2012.

The Asser International Sports Law Centre is excited to announce its Summer Programme on International Sports Law: The Expanding Area of Sports Law, from 1 – 5 July 2013 in The Hague.

This unique training programme will provide an overview of the ever expanding area of Sports Law and in depth coverage of the topics of law that impact upon sports. It is designed for advanced  students (PhDs) and recently qualified practitioners. However, because the Summer Programme combines theory and practice it will appeal to all who are interested in the area of Sports Law.  Please read more information about the programme below this e-mail.

We would greatly appreciate if you could make your colleagues aware of this important Summer Programme in International Sports Law. Would it be possible to place an announcement on the website and/or newsletter of your organisation?

Enrolment in this programme is limited so register as soon as possible! Please do not hesitate to contact Educationtraining@asser.nl for any further information.

Speakers will include:

Jack Anderson – Senior Lecturer with the law school at Queen’s University, Belfast and qualified arbitrator.

Professor Anderson currently teaches on the law of torts, contemporary issues in the law of obligations, alternative dispute resolution, and sports law. He contributes regularly to the media in Britain and Ireland on sports law matters and blogs and is also a member of a number of sports dispute resolution tribunals including the UK Sports Dispute Resolution Panel, Just Sport Ireland and the Gaelic Athletic Association’s Disputes Resolution Authority.

Ian Blackshaw – Eminent lawyer, prolific author and board member of the Anglia Ruskin International Law Unit.

Prof Dr Blackshaw is a leading authority in the field of sports law, working with many high-profile organisations, including FIFA, UEFA and the International Olympic Committee. He writes for several law journals, including the Entertainment and Sports Law Journal and the World Sports Law Report, and he has written several books on sports law, many of which are part of the Asser International Sports Law Series.

 

Leanne O’Leary  – Senior Lecturer in Law and a dual qualified solicitor in New Zealand, England and Wales.

Dr O’leary is specialised in employment law, working at Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Armitage Sykes LLP and one of the United Kingdom’s top law firms, Eversheds LLP and is a member of the Sport Resolutions (UK) Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators.

Karolina Tetlak – Assistant professor in tax law at the Faculty of Law and Administration at Warsaw University.

Dr Tetlak specializes in sports fiscal law, taxation of athletes and tax treatment of sports events and is also interested in tax design and discrimination. She has been awarded numerous prizes and scholarships and regularly writes for the journal Highlights & Insights on European Taxation.

>> Please download the information brochure for more information about the programme, the subject areas that will be covered and the terms and conditions of registration.

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