Can injuries sustained on the sports field give rise to liability?

  It has been clear for some time that a duty of care exists within a number of sporting relationships covering participants, organisers, fellow players, match officials and governing bodies. Let’s first of all deal with the question if liability arises against a player if he causes serious injury to another player. Participation in certain […]

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Football transfers and the role of agents in a transfer

1. WHAT IS THE ROLE OF AGENTS IN FOOTBALL TRANSFERS? 1.1. Conduct of AGENTS are guided by the SAFA Rules & Regulations. 1.2. In June 2014 the FIFA Congress adopted a resolution to replace the then existing Players’ Agents Regulations with a new regulation titled ‘Regulations on Working with Intermediaries’ in order “maintain the integrity of the […]

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What does a sport lawyer do?

1. WHAT DOES A SPORT LAWYER DO? As a starting point it is relevant to note that there is no special set of statutes or fields of law that applies exclusively to sportsmen/women. The same law that applies to you and me finds application in sport. As such sport lawyer deals with the application of a […]

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We are proud to announce our association with INSEA™!

Van Velden-Duffey Inc has been selected as the legal representatives of the International Sporting, Event and Entertainment Association (INSEA). INSEA™ is an association who aims to promote and embrace sustainable, ethical and accountable business practices within the sporting, entertainment and recreational events industry both locally and internationally for all role-players which fall under the auspices […]

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Aanspreeklikheid van Onderwyser Afrigters

1. AANSPREEKLIKHEID VAN ONDERWYSER AFRIGTERS 1.1. Onderwyser-afrigters behoort genoegsaam ingelig word oor die moontlikheid dat hulle aanspreeklikheid kan opdoen in die geval van beserings aan leerders tydens die beoefening van skoolsport. 1.2. In watter mate en in watter omstandighede  kan onderwyser-afrigters, aanspreeklik gehou word vir besering opgedoen deur speler in die beoefening en afrigting van sport aktiwiteite. 1.3. Daar […]

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