104 episodes

Expert commentary and analysis on the latest issues and legal developments in the world of sport.
This information is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for taking legal advice in any specific situation. LawInSport is not responsible for any actions taken or not taken on the basis of this information.

LawInSport - Sports Law Podcas‪t‬ LawInSport Limited

    • Sports
    • 4.4 • 16 Ratings

Expert commentary and analysis on the latest issues and legal developments in the world of sport.
This information is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for taking legal advice in any specific situation. LawInSport is not responsible for any actions taken or not taken on the basis of this information.

    Álvaro Gómez De La Vega Jiménez, Sports Legal Manager, RCD Espanyol De Barcelona S.A.D - E102

    Álvaro Gómez De La Vega Jiménez, Sports Legal Manager, RCD Espanyol De Barcelona S.A.D - E102

    Álvaro Gómez de la Vega Jiménez is the sports legal manager at RCD Espanyol de Barcelona S.A.D. Álvaro speaks to LawInSport’s CEO, Sean Cottrell, about:

    1:42 - Getting into football and sports law
    8:25 - Being prepared for transitioning into football
    9:46 - Dealing with legal issues for a club with a small legal budget
    11:30 - Lessons from working at Malaga CF
    14:32 - The structure of Espanyol's legal team and the role of Sports Legal Manager
    17:58 - Change in the football landscape
    20:53 - The challenge of developing women's football in Spain
    23:53 - Salary cap for players in Spain
    27:33 - The corruption case involving Racing Santander and the financial oversight of clubs - see article - https://www.lawinsport.com/topics/item/when-football-administrators-end-up-in-prison-the-ongoing-case-of-racing-de-santander-s-former-managers
    31:07 - Ideal characteristics of outside counsel who advise for football clubs
    41:11 - The importance of being informed and the continuing professional development
    44:25 - The future of lawyers in football


    We thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it. We hope you do the same. 

    The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.

    For more sports law news, commentary and analysis go to LawInSport.com
    Upcoming Events: www.lawinsport.com/sports-law-events
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    Follow us on Twitter @LawInSport and Sean at @spcott.
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    iTunes: itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/lawlnsport-sports-law-podcast or most Android podcast apps.

    • 52 min
    Sports Law News Roundtable - a legal view on the rugby players concussion litigation - E2

    Sports Law News Roundtable - a legal view on the rugby players concussion litigation - E2

    For this second LawInSport Sports Law News Roundtable our guests discuss the legal implications of the reported potential litigation from retired rugby players against the governing bodies in England & Wales; and, compare the similarities and differences between this situation and the NFL case and the potential legal issues the case presents.

    Our guests are:

    - Jack Anderson (@sportslawMELB), Professor and Director of Sports Law Studies at the University of Melbourne 
    - Mark James (@prof_mark_james), Professor of Sports Law at Manchester Metropolitan University  
    - Tim O'Connor (@timoconnorbl), Barrister at the Irish Bar

    Host Sean Cottrell, CEO of LawInSport @spcott

    1:41 - How does a reported rugby case differ from the NFL and NCAA American football cases?
    12:48 - What are the potential legal arguments that could be brought by the players; who will be bringing the case and who will be brought against?
    17:45 - Is there a distinction between the regulation of injuries in competitive matches and training?
    19:30 - How the scientific research may be interpreted and used in litigation?
    27:00 - How does the culture of a sport play a part in historical cases?
    33:19 - What impact could a successful litigation have on sport worldwide?
    38:42 - What are the possible outcomes for the rugby governing bodies and player unions - Is it likely that the money set aside by unions for player development will grow and will former and current players get the right medical cover?
    47:20 - What could this case mean for other sports?

    We thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it. We hope you do the same. 

    The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.

    • 55 min
    10 Years of LawInSport - Sean Cottrell - E100

    10 Years of LawInSport - Sean Cottrell - E100

    For the 100th podcast, the tables are turned on LawInSport's Founder, CEO and podcast host, Sean Cottrell, as he is interviewed by Gabriella Lowe about the 10 year anniversary of LawInSport and looks back over what LawInSport has achieved since its conception.

    1:04 - Some highlights of LawInSpot over the last 10 years
    7:52 - Why he first set up LawInSport
    16:44 - What the early days of LawInSport were like and the difficulties faced at the start
    22:20 - What were the challenges in growing the website to the size it is today
    25:43 - What he is most proud of when it comes to LawInSport
    31:15 - What next for LawInSport

    We hope you thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it.
    The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.

    For more sports law news, commentary and analysis go to LawInSport.com [www.lawinsport.com/](https://www.lawinsport.com/)

    Upcoming Events: [www.lawinsport.com/sports-law-even…orts-law-events)

    LawInSport Recruitment: [www.lawinsport.com/jobs](https://w…nsport.com/jobs)

    LawInSport Academy Mentoring Scheme: [www.lawinsport.com/announcements](…m/announcements)

    Follow us on Twitter @LawInSport and Sean at @spcott.

    • 41 min
    Entry requirements for overseas players post Brexit - Stephen O'Flaherty - E99

    Entry requirements for overseas players post Brexit - Stephen O'Flaherty - E99

    Stephen O'Flaherty (@OFlahertySJP) is a Managing Associate and immigration specialist on the movement of players and coaches in the sports industry at Lewis Silkin. He works in the sport, fashion & entertainment and technology sectors

    In this interview Stephen talks to Sean Cottrell, LawInSport CEO & Founder, about how Brexit will effect the transfer of players to the Premier League and English Football League and the new entry requirements for overseas players.

    Stephen has writing an article with more detailed analysis here: https://www.lawinsport.com/topics/item/a-guide-to-the-new-immigration-rules-for-players-coming-to-the-premier-league-and-efl

    We thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it. We hope you do the same. 

    The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.

    For more sports law news, commentary and analysis go to LawInSport.com https://www.lawinsport.com/

    Upcoming Events: https://www.lawinsport.com/sports-law-events
    LawInSport Recruitment: https://www.lawinsport.com/jobs
    LawInSport Annual Conference: https://www.lawinsport.com/annual-conference
    LawInSport Academy Mentoring Scheme: https://www.lawinsport.com/announcements


    Follow us on Twitter @LawInSport and Sean at @spcott.
    Listen to podcast on:
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    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/lawinsport-sports-law-podcast/id655761738?mt=2
    Most Android podcast apps.
    Spotify

    • 45 min
    Sarah Solémalé, Senior Governance Services Manage, FIFA E98

    Sarah Solémalé, Senior Governance Services Manage, FIFA E98

    LawInSport · Sarah Solémalé, Senior Governance Services Manage, FIFA
     
    Sarah Solémalé is the Senior Governance Service Manager at FIFA. Sarah speaks to LawInSport’s founder and CEO, Sean Cottrell, about:

    - transitioning from art to law;
    - interviewing and securing a legal role at FIFA;
    - the differences between the roles and responsibilities of a lawyer in the legal and governance departments at FIFA;
    - the importance "soft skills" and diplomacy;
    - the future of sports in Africa and embracing the power of sport;
    advice on help developing sports in underdeveloped sports markets;
    - how lawyers can better engage with governments and civil servants;
    the area of law outside of governance that interest Sarah the most; 
    - how do you decipher what is important information to focus on and the value of peer-to-peer learning; and,
    - the importance of good mental health, particularly during the pandemic.

    We thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it. We hope you do the same. 

    The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.

    For more sports law news, commentary and analysis go to LawInSport.com
    Upcoming Events: www.lawinsport.com/sports-law-events
    LawInSport Recruitment: 
    LawInSport Annual Conference: www.lawinsport.com/annual-conference
    LawInSport Academy Mentoring Scheme: www.lawinsport.com/announcements
    Follow us on Twitter @LawInSport and Sean at @spcott.
    Listen to podcast on:
    Soundcloud: @lawinsport
    iTunes: itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/lawlnsport-sports-law-podcast or most Android podcast apps.

    • 53 min
    How to become a sports lawyer with LawInSport, Founder, Sean Cottrell E97

    How to become a sports lawyer with LawInSport, Founder, Sean Cottrell E97

    In this podcast LawInSport Founder and CEO, Sean Cottrell gives advice on how to become a sports lawyer and the nuances of the advice provided in his popular article 'Top 10 tips to become a sports lawyer'
    https://www.lawinsport.com/topics/features/item/top-10-tips-on-how-to-become-a-sports-lawyer-2-0.

    Sean is joined by his colleague Gabriella Lowe who recently graduates from UCFB with a Bachelor's degree in Football Business & Finance.

    We hope you thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it.

    The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.

    For more sports law news, commentary and analysis go to LawInSport.com [https://www.lawinsport.com/](https://www.lawinsport.com/)

    Upcoming Events: [https://www.lawinsport.com/sports-law-events](https://www.lawinsport.com/sports-law-events)

    LawInSport Recruitment: [https://www.lawinsport.com/jobs](https://www.lawinsport.com/jobs)

    LawInSport Annual Conference: [https://www.lawinsport.com/annual-conference](https://www.lawinsport.com/annual-conference)

    LawInSport Academy Mentoring Scheme: [https://www.lawinsport.com/announcements](https://www.lawinsport.com/announcements)

    Follow us on Twitter @LawInSport and Sean at @spcott.

    Listen to podcast on:

    1. Soundcloud: [https://soundcloud.com/lawinsport](https://soundcloud.com/lawinsport)
    2. iTunes: [https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/lawinsport-sports-law-podcast/id655761738?mt=2](https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/lawinsport-sports-law-podcast/id655761738?mt=2)
    3. Most Android podcast apps.
    4. Spotify

    • 1 hr 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Stu_T ,

Insight & informative - highly recommended

Superb podcast series with great variety of different speakers and topics from the area of sports law. A must listen for all practitioners and participants.

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