Littleton Chambers Podcasts

New UEFA guidelines for eligibility in international competitions

James Green and Stuart Sanders on the new UEFA guidelines for eligibility in international competitions

Sports Clubs in the lurch? Considering the eligibility of players for Government’s furlough scheme

Give Me Just a Little More Time

Olympics v Wimbledon and the Legal Problems arising from the Deferral as Opposed to Cancellation of Sporting events.

Bianca Balmelli and Nicholas Siddall QC analyse the legal issues arising from the differing responses of sporting events to the Covid 19 pandemic.

John Mehrzad QC and Joe Bryan on the legal realities of an ‘extension’ to the football season

John Mehrzad QC and Joe Bryan of Littleton’s Sports Law Group explain the legal realities of an ‘extension’ to the current football season


Ahead of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s upcoming review of its suspension of the IAAF’s regulations on hyperandrogenism, Lydia Banerjee and Grahame Anderson discuss the key issues and dilemmas facing sport and sports lawyers. For more information, or to instruct Lydia or Grahame, please contact sports clerk Tim Tarring on 02077978600.

Brexit, Free Movement and Sports Law

In the second episode of our Sports Law podcasts, Grahame Anderson, deputy head of Littleton’s sports group, speaks in detail to EU and Sports Law expert Katherine Apps and Andrew Nixon, head of the Sheridans sports group about the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on the world of sports, in particular the free movement of athletes to and from the UK. The opinions expressed are personal and should not be relied on as legal advice. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


IAAF Ban and Neutral Flags: will Russians race in Rio?

In the first of Littleton’s new series of sports law podcasts, hosts Grahame Anderson and Jamie Susskind discuss the IAAF ban on Russian athletes competing at the Rio Olympic games, and recent amendments to the IAAF rules to permit them to compete under a neutral flag. If you’d like to comment on or discuss any of the issues with Grahame and Jamie, please contact them at or


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