About Liz

Liz is a barrister and has worked in the sports group at Bird & Bird solicitors since 2008.

She advises on a wide range of sports-related matters, and has acted for national and international governing bodies and others across various sports.

She is a qualified UK Anti-Doping tutor, and also sits on the Rugby Football Union’s Disciplinary Panel. Her professional profile can be found at www.twobirds.com/en/our-lawyers/e/elizabeth-riley1.

Outside of work, Liz is a keen sportswoman and has competed at various levels in rugby, athletics, netball, gymnastics and hockey. She has played rugby for London Wasps since 2006, and has also represented England A and the female Barbarians, as well as the England touch rugby team.

Liz joined the BWA as a non-executive director in 2016.