“Match fixing and the Anti-Corruption Code in Tennis”

The Business of Sport – Seminar Series

Room G01 – Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck College, Torrington Square, London WC1 7HX

Wednesday 14th January 2009 at 6pm
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“Match fixing and the Anti-Corruption Code in Tennis”

Given by:

Jamie Singer, Onside Law


Jamie Singer is a commercial lawyer at Onside Law, a law firm that specialises in the sport, fashion and entertainment industries. In this seminar Jamie will present an analysis of the different types of corruption which can affect sport and lead to contrived results assessing how these might be effectively combated. The analysis will be illustrated through a case study examining the recently introduced anti corruption programme for tennis.


Jamie is a founding partner of Onside Law. He is a commercial lawyer focusing on all aspects of the sport, fashion and entertainment industries and his key clients include the English Cricket Board (ECB), the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the Roland Garros organisation (the Paris-based tennis stadium and event organiser) and individuals such as Heston Blumenthal and Michael Parkinson. Before Onside Law Jamie spent five years as in-house counsel at IMG where he was principal advisor to IMG’s tennis, sponsorship consultancy, fashion and models’ divisions throughout Europe. Jamie qualified into the Commercial department at Clifford Chance after a secondment to their Dubai office and in 2000 he joined the dedicated sports group at Nicholson Graham & Jones advising on the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) tender and sale of all commercial and media rights to the 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cups as well as Lloyds TSB’s title sponsorship of the 6 Nations Rugby Union Championships. Recent highlights for Jamie include representing Roland Garros in their defence of the high court action brought by Adidas against the Grand Slam tournaments and advising National Express on its major sponsorship of the England Football Team, FA Cup and Wembley National Stadium.


For further details on this seminar series contact:

Sean Hamil
Department of Management
Birkbeck College
Malet Street

Email: or Tel: 020-7631 6763

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