Monthly Archives: March 2012

Beware what you tweet…

Yesterday, we saw two landmark cases as a result of misusing Twitter. The former New Zealand cricketer, Chris Cairns was awarded damages of £90,000 by the High Court over a defamatory tweet in what is considered to be the first Twitter libel case to be heard in England. Lalit Modi, tweeted in January 2010 that [...]

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The role of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS/TAS)

Why is sports law so complex? Well there is a lot involved in sports nowadays, sports is not just guys behind a ball trying to bring glory to a club or a nation but they are also as my professor explained once: ” sports is a millionaire person behind a ball with a sponsor corporation [...]

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FrontRow Legal wins court battle for Boston

The heart of the case revolved around the resignations of the former Joint Managers Robert Scott and Paul Hurst of Boston United FC (Boston) and their swift appointment as Joint Managers of Grimsby Town FC (Grimsby). One may question where the legal argument is. From the face of it, it appears quite normal to leave [...]

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FrontRow Legal welcomes all to their luncheon

FrontRow Legal would like to invite you, your colleagues, friends & family to a free drop-in lunch at our new offices on Friday 23 March 2012 between 12:30 – 2:30 at The Round Foundry Media Centre, Foundry Street, Leeds, LS11 5QP. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet the FrontRow Legal Team on [...]

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Fixture Problems

The European Court of Justice has issued a ruling in relation to copyright protection of databases that could have serious consequences for Football Dataco, the company that manages (amongst other things) the licensing of football fixture lists for the Premier League and the Football League. Each year a complicated process is undertaken to plot the [...]

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