The Department of Law and Criminology is thrilled to welcome ex-footballer turned sports lawyer Stuart Ripley who will deliver a guest lecture entitled ‘Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Football Players: An Analysis of the Case Law’.
Stuart is a solicitor at Brabners Chaffe Street Manchester. He enjoyed a long career in football during which he played for Middlesbrough, Blackburn Rovers and Southampton. He was capped by England and won the Premier League during his time with Blackburn. He specialises in Sports Law with a particular emphasis on football. He advises professional clubs, players and agents on a variety of sporting issues including disciplinary, regulatory and contractual matters such as loans, transfers and playing contracts. He has undertaken work on a variety of disputes before the Football Association, the Premier League, the Football League, FIFA’s Dispute Resolution Chamber and the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and also has experience in advising clients on immigration related queries including visa and work permit requirements. Stuart is a member of the FA’s Judicial Panel, hearing cases relating to matters such as doping, safeguarding, agent activity and discrimination.
The lecture will be held on Wednesday 21 March 2012 at 2 pm in Room B001. All are welcome to attend.
For further information please contact the Centre for Sports Law Research coordinator Adam Pendlebury.