The British Association for Sport and Law is holding its annual conference – this year called “The Problems of Sport Outside the Stadia” – in conjunction with the London Marathon, for the first time. The organisers claimed they were the first to tackle the legal issues surrounding sporting events which take place on public highways and waterways. Now in its fourth year, the association has grown to 300 members. They include solicitors, barristers and sports and business professionals.
Prosecutors have been forced to take public transport from their office to Kingston-upon-Thames courts. The CPS at Kingston and Richmond, which has its office at Tolworth Tower, Surbiton, has stopped paying prosecutors’ car-parking expenses, so they must take a 15-30-minute bus ride to and from the court at Kingston-upon-Thames, which is a couple of miles […]