Stephen specialises in various areas of public law and human rights. Stephen has a particular focus on judicial review, inquests, immigration and asylum law, actions against the police and prison law. As sole and junior counsel, he has acted in the High Court, Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum); Employment Appeal Tribunal, and Court of Appeal.
Stephen begins by outlining the context in which intermediaries (football agents) are regulated in the UK, highlighting different jurisdictions at play. He then goes on to explain the processes behind becoming a football agent and acting as a football agent. He also highlights the rights and obligations of clients, as well as issues and areas to watch out for when managing these cases.
The role of intermediaries Football agents Common law FIFA Football Agent Regulations FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players FIFA Statutes FIFA Procedural Rules Governing the Football Tribunal FIFA Guardians Safeguarding Essentials- Course 1 FIFA Guardians Child safeguarding toolkit for Member Associations FIFA Disciplinary Code FIFA Code of Ethics FIFA Clearing House Regulations Becoming a football agent Representation agreement Releasing entity and individual Engaging entity Service fees Training compensation Solidarity mechanism FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (March 2023) CPD Training