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 Law
  • Politics and Sports
  • Doping
  • Match-Fixing
  • Conferences
  • Women in Sports
  • Ambush Marketing
  • Sports Regulation
  • Tax in Sports

Most recent Article:

  • VAR, What is it good for? Absolutely nothing?

    19th Feb 2020 by

    In the 2010’s, the football world underwent some significant changes. From nuanced transfer clauses to advanced goal-line technology, the game has been modernised. In the last year of the decade, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was finally introduced in the Premier League. Since then, the ripples of that technology have been felt far and wide.… 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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