The British Association for Sport and Law have appointed Adam Lewis QC as their new President.
BASL is a professional association representing sport law practitioners, sports administrators and sports law. As President, Adam Lewis QC will lead a Board of Directors, comprising leading sports lawyers from around the UK, including Nick De Marco QC also of Blackstone Chambers.
Adam Lewis QC has for some time been widely recognised as the leading expert on sports law at the Bar and has acted in many of the leading cases of recent years. Adam regularly advises national and international sports governing bodies, clubs and individual competitors, across a wide range of sports. His work has included issues concerning the legality of governing bodies’ rules and actions, disciplinary and drugs related disputes, player/club disputes, and the commercial exploitation of sport through broadcasting, sponsorship and merchandising.