Sheffield Hallam University: International Sports Law in Practice

InstitutionSheffield Hallam University
Department Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Email admissions@shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

Gain expertise in resolving sporting disputes, as well as understanding the regulation of sporting activities and relationships, via negotiation, arbitration, pre–trial behaviour and litigation.

  • Understand, analyse, critically evaluate and unlock complex sporting disputes.

  • Learn how to effectively advise and represent real clients, via pre–trial behaviour, written and oral submissions, applications for disclosure, witness statements (including examination) and advocacy at the hearing.

  • Gain expertise in either football law or anti–doping law and present a case to a sporting judicial forum.

Designed and delivered by internationally recognised experts, this course offers expertise in the practice and procedure before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), FIFA's Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC), UK Anti–Doping and other disciplinary courts and tribunals, with emphasis on the effective representation of the client in the resolution of complex sporting disputes.

How you learn Emphasis is given to case studies, with a continuous analysis of the practical aspects of sports law such as anti–doping litigation, football contracts with a focus on employment disputes involving intermediaries, players and clubs, European competition law aspects, injuries on and off the field, intellectual property rights, sponsorship contracts, negotiation and alternative dispute resolution. There are also shadowing and mentoring opportunities.

You learn through - online modules with live and synchronous taught delivery

  • recorded sessions

  • self–directed study and research

  • peer review and team work

  • coursework

  • viva examination

You can start the full-time and part-time courses in September or the part-time course in January.

To find out more about how you learn on this course you can contact the teaching team directly by emailing sportslaw.hallam@shu.ac.uk

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