So what is Lex Sportiva? Literally it’s the latin term for sports law but also the name of our blog where we write about developments in the sports law industry and offer both analysis and commentary on sporting legal issues. We’re an easy-to-read blog making sports law accessible to everyone regardless of their background. We’re also a Top 30 Sports Law Blog run by sports lawyers and are recognised by current industry leaders!

So what kind of topics do we cover so far? 

  • Football
  • Olympics
  • Match Fixing 
  • Doping
  • Women in Sports
  • Ambush Marketing
  • Sports Regulation
  • Tax in Sports
  • Conferences

Most recent Article:

  • Emiliano Sala: An Agreement Never Rests In Peace

    21st Jan 2020 by

    It is now one full year since the tragic accident that took away the life of the prolific young footballer Emiliano Sala. But there has been little peace since his death between his former club FC Nantes (“Nantes”) and Cardiff City FC (“Cardiff”) where the player was headed. On 25 September 2019, the legal dispute… Read more

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Here are some of our older articles:

Football Law:

Politics and Sport




  • LawInSport : A guide to LawInSport and their conference this year, looking at their anti-doping, media rights and eSports Panels. 
  • The FCE Congress : Lex Sportiva went to the FCE Congress as an official blog partner and here’s our report.
  • Policing UK Football: Is it Proportionate? : A look at policing costs / styles, alcohol restrictions and Banning Orders.


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