Ian Lynam

Northridge Law

Ian Lynam is a founding partner of Northridge, Europe’s largest sports law practice. Based in London, he is ranked as a “Leading Individual” in Sports Law by Chambers and Legal 500 and recognised by them as “a clear leader in the UK”.

His practice spans a wide range of transactional and regulatory areas of sports law. A self-confessed data geek (this is his sixth consecutive visit to SSAC), he has a particular expertise in the use of data in sport and is a non-executive director of STATSports.

Ian is a contributing author to a number of leading textbooks including “Sport: Law and Practice”, “Football and the Law”, “The Sports Law Review” and “The Negotiator’s Desk Reference”. He regularly speaks at conferences (including Web Summit and the 2017 SSAC) and lectures on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate university programmes.

Ian is admitted to practise law in England & Wales, Ireland and New York.