British Life and Sport
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Genevieve Gordon-Thomson is a sports lawyer and CEO ofGordon Thomson
Tactic Connect. Since 2001 Gen has worked actively within sports law; advising organisations such as the NPA, England Netball, Rio Ferdinand Foundation, Imperial Motorsport and other major organisations. She was an initial advisory to British Polo Enterprises and has worked as a legal commercial consultant for Major League Baseball International primarily on The World Baseball Classic and MLB Academies. 

Gen is Director of De Montfort University’s Centre of Research and Innovation for Sport, Technology and Law (CRISTAL) and runs both the International Sports Law LLM and BASL Sports Law in Practice Certificate. She launched sports law onto the syllabus at Birkbeck, University of London, where she lectured for 9 years.  Genevieve speaks at Cambridge University on the English Legal System and Comparative Systems with a sports law focus. Gen holds the following appointments:

  • Independent Trustee - Football Regulatory Board
  • Editorial Board member - LawinSport
  • Chair - UKSA (UK Sports Association for Athletes with Learning Disability)
  • Legal Advisor Board member - Stoolball England
  • Vice Chair - BASL (British Association for Law and Sport)



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