We are now welcoming would-be participants to register their interest in the Mishcon Sports Law Academy for the 2021/22 academic year. Please register your interest here.

Our first event, the details of which will be released shortly, will take place in November 2021. Those who register will automatically receive a copy of our upcoming prospectus as well as updates and reminders for events for our 2021/22 programme.

Last year, we welcomed over 1750 participants from 26 countries around the world, including from the likes of: Chelsea FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Nike, DAZN, UEFA, Swim England, the Brazilian Olympic Committee, the Jamaican Bobsleigh Federation, the FA, the EFL and the Premier League as well as universities and law firms from across the globe. If you missed out on any of our events, you can access recordings of the sessions here.

For those who are new to the Mishcon Sports Law Academy, the SLA is a free-to-access, academic, distance-learning programme designed for junior lawyers, students and non-legal professionals looking to gain a unique practical insight into contemporary sports law issues. Our goal is facilitate debate, examine key issues in the world of sport and share knowledge in order to improve industry standards, promote diversity and nurture young talent.

Through the combination of online lectures, interactive seminars and in-person discussions, all of which are accessible remotely, participants will learn how to navigate the sports law landscape from market-leading experts as well as special guest lecturers.

Key Features

  • Access to selected articles for each module;
  • Additional recommended resources including cases, podcasts and articles to delve deeper into topics;
  • Special-guest lecturers including leading sports counsel; and
  • An invitation to join the Sports Law Academy Alumni Network.

Module Overview

Full details of our events for the 2021/22 academic year will be released shortly. Please register your interest here to receive a copy of our prospectus which will be released shortly.