Ritically analyse the case of WPBSA v Hendry.

This is a sports law essay based on the overall legal concepts relevant to the two key foundations of sports law: the sports regulatory regime and the nature of sports rights. Also important is the nature of sporting rules and the impact of domestic and EU legislation upon the sports industry.

The expected outcome is to produce better understanding of legal and policy issues arising in the context of sports law and practice.

WORD LENGTH
Only 500 words

OBJECTIVE
Critically analyse the case of WPBSA v Hendry. What, if any, lessons can be taken from the case by other sports governing bodies?
REFERENCES

Weatherill,  The Helsinki Report on Sport , (2000) 25(3) ELRev 282

Weatherill,  Fair Play Please! Recent Developments in the Application of EC Law to Sport , (2003) 40 CMLR 51

Weatherill,  Is the Pyramid Compatible with EC Law , [205[ 3-4 ISLJ 3

Lewis & Taylor, Sport: Law and Practice, London: Cavendish Publishing, 2006 (in particular chapters B2 & B3)

Gardiner, et al, Sports Law, London: Cavendish Publishing, 3rd ed., 2006 (in particular chapter 9)

Parish, Richard, Sports Law & policy in the European Union, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003

Pittman, et al, Case Studies in Sports Law, Champaign, IL:Human Kinetics, 2008

CASES

Hendry v World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association [200] ECC 8

Attheraces Limited v British Horseracing Board Limited [2007] EWCA Civ 38