Sports Panel

The GCRC Sports Panel Series, in partnership with K&L Gates, is a panel discussion series designed to focus on different aspects of sports law. Our panel event series will see in-depth discussion among some of the leading voices in sports law over pertinent issues of the day, throughout the year. The panel discussion series will be chaired by Karena Vleck, Legal and Governance Director at the Rugby Football Union, together with Andrew Danson, Senior Associate at K&L Gates in London.

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Programme


26 September 2013 - GCRC Sports Panel Launch Party

26 September 2013 - GCRC Sports Panel Launch Party

The launch drinks held at K&L Gates offices in central London saw a very interesting collection of in-house lawyers from companies ranging from the FA to Opta Sports, as well as PR and Communications experts from some of the countries top sports clubs.

12 November 2013 - In-house Legal Strategy

12 November 2013 - In-house Legal Strategy

The event, which followed the launch party for GCRC Sports back in September, saw in-house lawyers from associations and clubs across the sports sector, as well as lawyers from broadcasting companies such as Sky and BT, gather to discuss in-house legal department strategy. The discussion was focused on the ways in which in-house legal can maximise their visibility and influence within their company, as well as discussing how in-house legal interacts with other departments within the business, in particular, PR and comms.

28 January 2014 - Data and Integrity

28 January 2014 - Data and Integrity

There is no denying the role of metrics and data in so many aspects of sports. The panel will discuss how the in-house legal team needs to be aware of, understand and ultimately influence the use and exploitation of data for the above opportunities and threats. The panel is delighted to welcome Matt Drew (Opta) and Paul Scotney (Sports Integrity Services) to share some of their expertise and experiences on the topic.

13 May 2014 - Sports Rights and Broadcasting

13 May 2014 - Sports Rights and Broadcasting

The GCRC Sports Panel will be discussing how legal teams in both sports organisations and rights acquirers contribute towards and protect the value in their organisation’s rights or the rights their organisations have acquired. The panel is delighted to welcome Ali Maclean (FA) to share some expertise and experiences on the topic. Further panellists will be announced shortly.
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