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:

  • Bridge Transfers

    18th Mar 2020 by

    On 13 February 2020 (in Circular no. 1709) FIFA announced its new edition of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (FIFA RSTP) that entered into force on 1 March 2020. This new version includes important news that will affect future ‘transfer windows’ of football players. The most important change is the introduction of… 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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