15th Annual Sports Law Conference for British Association for Sport and Law (BASL)

Date(s): 4 October 2007
Time: 09:00 – 16:30
Venue: Wembley National Stadium, Wembley, London HA9 0WS
Delegate Rate: £380 excl. VAT
CPD hours: Law Society 6, Bar Standards 5
Concessions: BASL Members- £330 + VAT
Academic Rate- £215 + VAT
Organiser: Alexander Ross Ltd

The BASL annual conference brings together the most authoritative opinions and respected views on the key issues affecting the world of sport. The Conference also provides an excellent opportunity to network and meet some of the key decision makers in the industry at the newest icon of British sport, Wembley National Stadium.
Speakers & Topics
Keynote Speaker – Lord Mawhinney, Chairman of The Football League.
Session 1 – Big Event Disciplinaries with:
– HHJ Jeff Blackett, Disciplinary Officer of the Rugby Football Union
– Peter Leaver QC, Member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport
– Gerard Elias QC, Chairman of the Sports Dispute Resolution Panel and Chairman of Discipline for the England and Wales Cricket Board

Session 2 – The new WADA regime
– David Howman, Director General, WADA
– Alistair MacLean, Head of Legal and Business Affairs, The FA
– Adam Lewis, Barrister, Blackstone Chambers

Session 3 – Gambling and Sport
– Sir Oliver Popplewell, Representative on I.C.C. Commission on Corruption
– Andrew Rennison, Director of Intelligence, Gambling Commission
– Richard Harris, Head of Legal Affairs, PartyGaming Marketing

Session 4 – Building a Sports Brand
– Charlie Wijeratna, Director of Commercial Negotiations, LOCOG
– Andy Milligan, CEO and Founder Partner, Ambrand

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