The BASL Masterclass Series delivers current and relevant content in an interactive and engaging environment. Each Masterclass is delivered by sport and law professionals and is accompanied by a Masterclass Pack, enabling further knowledge enhancement as well as being pivotal reference points for participants during and after the Masterclass.

All Masterclasses, whether online or in person, will be delivered with a limited capacity to offer full accessibility and engagement to all participants.

2022 Schedule

25th February – Sports Media Rights: Maximising Value Via Tender Processes & Deal Negotiations
Oliver Holland and Kate Sloane, TEAM Marketing UK

25th March – Integrity in Sport: Challenges and Considerations Tim Naylor, British Horseracing Authority

29th April – Challenges for Sport in a Pandemic Polly Handford, The FA and James Stebbing, Six Nations Rugby

27th May – Beyond the Field of Play: The Impact of Immigration in Sport Laura Darnley and Arshia Hashmi, Brabners LLP

24th June – Player v Agent Disputes in Sport: Core Legal Principles Daniel Saoul QC, 4 New Square

23rd September – Whistleblowing in Sport and How to Protect the Whistleblower Louis Weston, Outer Temple Chambers

28th October – A Winter World Cup: Regulatory Considerations Barry Lysaght, Saudi Arabian Football Federation

25th November – Integrity, Commercial and Regulatory Issues in Esports Speaker(s) TBC

Book a place on every masterclass and receive a 10% discount (Companies can send a different member of their team to each masterclass to utilise the discount).

  • BASL member    £199 per masterclass
  • Non-member     £229 per masterclass

All attendees will receive the handbook with further reading/resources prior to session and post session will receive the full recording of the session and a certificate of attendance.

If you would like any further information please email: [email protected]

BASL Annual Conference – June 16th 2022

BASL are delighted to announce that this year’s BASL Conference will take place in the beautiful surroundings of the The Kia Oval – Surrey County Cricket Club on June 16th 2022. Conference agenda: Keynote Speaker: Richard Whitehead MBE Richard’s incredible achievements include multiple World, European and Paralympic gold medals, world...

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BASL Annual Conference 2020

The Board of the British Association for Sport and Law is delighted to announce that the BASL Annual Conference 2020, will take place on Thursday 27th February 2020 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.  Further information including topics and panellists will be announced in the coming weeks. If you wish to attend please contact Catherine Forshaw by email at [email protected] or [email protected] We look forward to seeing you there. The Board...

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BASL and De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) Mini Conference

As the BASL and De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) mini conference begins to take shape we are excited to announce our speakers. We are thrilled that Dr Dave McArdle from University of Stirling will be giving his annual address! Dave will be joined by Dr Emma Kavanagh (Bournemouth University International), Sean Corbett...

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BASL Debate 2019

Gender & Eligibility in Sport: is it ever justifiable for sporting rules to prevent an athlete from competing within their gender category based on their physical attributes? The logistics for the event are: Wednesday 9 October Registration 18.00 Event 18.30 Drinks / Networking 20.00 Where: Charles Russell Speechlys 5 Fleet...

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