Third Annual EU Sports Law and Policy Summer School

The Centre for Sports Law Research are pleased to offer our third annual EU Sports Law and Policy Summer School, generously supported by the EUs Erasmus + Programme. Our 2019 event will be held at Edge Hill University on Friday 30th August and Saturday 31st August. In addition to the classes delivered by Professor Richard Parrish, Jean Monnet Chair, delegates will learn from a number of sports law and policy experts.
For registration details and the full programme, please click on this article.

The Future of Sports Law and Business Flagship Conference November 2019

Decorative image promoting upcoming Sports Law and Business Conference, with banner statement, "The Future of Sports Law and Business".

Kings Chambers, in conjunction with the Centre for Sports Law Research at Edge Hill University, is delighted to present a flagship conference looking at the future issues and opportunities in the sporting sector. This one-day conference brings together leading sports law and business experts from across Europe to offer their insight into current trends and future developments. We are particularly pleased to announce that the event will incorporate the release of the findings from a major two-year study, generously supported by the European Union’s Erasmus+ Programme, into the regulation of football agents across Europe.

G4S and the South African Prison System – Ruth Hopkins, Investigative Journalist

On Wednesday 5th June 2019 from 2pm – 4pm in B105 investigative journalist Ruth Hopkins will talk about her investigation into a South African prison run by British company G4S. Ruth uncovered widespread use of electroshocking, suspicious deaths, forced medication with anti-psychotic drugs and lengthy isolation of inmates at multinational security company G4S’ Bloemfontein prison. Major international news networks ran the story, a governmental investigation was announced and G4S saw its shares drop.

Thinking about studying Politics? – Free Workshop for 16 – 18 Year Old Students

The Political Studies Association (PSA) will be holding a series of Applying to Study Politics Workshops across the country over the coming months. This year’s North West workshop will be taking place at Edge Hill University. The event will enable students who will be applying for university in Autumn 2019/20 an opportunity to gain a better understanding about the reality of studying Politics at undergraduate level and its benefits.

Law, Criminology, Policing & Politics – Staff, Students & Graduates Summer Dinner

Friday, 3rd May 2019 from 19.00 until 00.00 in Sages, Edge Hill University – £22 (Price includes VAT).

Join us for a fantastic evening of food, wine and music in Sages, Edge Hill University. This will be our last opportunity to get together before the end of the academic year to celebrate all that we have achieved this year, and also hand over to our new society committees!

UK Sports Law Negotiation Competition

On Friday 1st March two teams of students from our department, Team F consisting of Year 2 students Lauren-Anne Hicks and Anthony Hutchinson, and Team G involving Stephanie Booth and Gemma Mulhearn battled it out at the above competition at the fantastic venue that is the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.