Welcome to the Mishcon Sports Law Academy; an 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.

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. The Mishcon Sports Law Academy is free to access. See the latest Sports Law Academy modules here.

At Mishcon we are committed to using and sharing knowledge to improve industry standards, promote diversity and nurture young talent, and since its inception in 2015, more than 150 students have graduated from the Sports Law Academy.

This year, we are expanding the programme to welcome non-legal professionals, junior in-house lawyers, trainees and paralegals as well as students, with an interest in developing their understanding of the legal issues in sport.

If you would like to participate in the Sports Law Academy for academic year 2020/21, please register your interest here.

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;
  • An invitation to join the Sports Law Academy Alumni Network

Module Overview

Members of our Sports Group, along with a number of esteemed external speakers from organisations such as Fnatic, Chelsea FC, Blackstone Chambers and Women in Football will be delivering virtual sessions on a broad range of topics. 

Download the full prospectus here.

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Apply to the Sports Law Academy

Register your interest for The Sports Law Academy 2020/21 here.