Football Law Conference

18th Nov 2016, 9:00am - 11:00pm

Hotel Football Old Trafford

Classic white and black football ball

This Football Law Conference is hosted by St John’s Buildings in conjunction with the Centre for Sports Law Research at Edge Hill University, and will bring together some of the leading sports law and governance experts from across Europe. As well as examining the implications for football of Brexit, the conference will allow those who practice in the area of sports law, or those who aspire to do so, to hear what the experts involved at the heart of the game believe the future holds.

You should attend the conference if you are:

A representative of professional

  • Players
  • Clubs
  • Leagues


  • A Member of a Governing body
  • A Private Practice Lawyer
  • An Academic
  • A Student

This one day conference, to be held at Hotel Football’s rooftop football pitch overlooking Old Trafford and the city of Manchester, will allow those with an interest in sports law, governance and business the opportunity to hear what leading experts think before debating the topics at a drinks reception and networking session.

Topics for discussion include:

  • Brexit and its implications for football
  • Football Transfer System
  • FIFPro Transfer Complaint
  • Agent Regulations
  • Football Finance
  • Football Arbitration
  • Governance and Corruption
  • Fan Engagement
  • Corruption

For further details on the event, speaker details, accommodation package and the sportspersons’ dinner including prices, an Early Bird discount and how to book your place, please go here