2018 New Zealand Sports Law Symposium

9:15am Friday, 3 August 2018
5:00pm Friday, 3 August 2018
New Zealand Sports Law Symposium
Cavell Leitch
111 Cashel Mall Level 3
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011
New Zealand

Join members, guests and distinguished speakers at this year's ANZSLA NZ Sports Law Symposium.  

Program outline:

Session 1:

  • Hot topics - The recent cricket issue - lessons for New Zealand Sports?  Saying what you want - Israel Folau Controversy. 
    Speakers:  Henry Moore (Legal Counsel and Player Services, NZ Cricket Players Association), Keith Binnie (General Counsel, NZ Rugby Union).

Session 2:

  • Eligibility Issues - Should Laurel lift and Semanya run? 
    Speakers: Maria Clarke (Principal, Maria Clark Lawyers) & Associate Professor Penny Hunt (Consultant Endocrinologist)

Session 3:

  • Sports Law Review of NZ and international decisions and developments.  Speaker: Paul David QC (Barrister)


Session 4:

  • Current commercial issues. 
    Speakers: Michelle Campbell (Legal Counsel, NZRU)
  • Panel discussion: Chairperson - Stephen Cottrell (Principal, Cottsport) Panelists - Cam McIntyre (Client Manager, ESPORTIF & Player, Canterbury ITM Rugby), Virginia Le Bas (Personal Development Manager, Crusaders), Ian Hunt (Partner, Young Hunter Lawyers; Director, High Perfomance New Zealand).

Followed by refreshments and a networking opportunity.

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5 CPD points 

Registration fees: 
ANZSLA members: NZ$100
Student ANZSLA members: no charge
Non-ANZSLA members: NZ$150
Student Non-ANZSLA menbers: NZ$25

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