Disciplinary Hearings

Our Sports Law Team are experienced in representing clients from all sports when disciplinary hearings are called.

Relevant Experience
  • Advising an athlete on an appeal regarding selection to the 2012 London Olympics
  • Advising a prominent shareholder of a well-known SPL club on proceedings before the Scottish  Premier League
  • Acting for Frankie Dettori in a successful appeal against suspension allowing him to take the winning ride in the Celebration Mile at Goodwood
  • Acting for participants in a number of sports facing allegations of race, match and spot fixing
  • Acting for professional "in running"gambler Martin Raymond in his acquittal against charges of breaches of the inside information rule by the British Horseracing Authority
  • Acting for a former boxing World Heavyweight Champion title holder on international boxing regulations
  • Advising a number of Irish and British athletes on Olympic selection for the Beijing and London Games
  • Acting for leading jockey Johnny Murtagh in his successful appeal against suspension allowing him to take the winning ride on Motivator in the Epsom Derby
  • Advising a regional cricket regulator on Kolpak regulations
  • Representing clients in respect of hearings following positive dope controls including allegations of use of anabolic steroids
  • In equestrian sport have successfully prosecuted and defended cases involving allegations of "milkshaking" horses

Key Contact

Rory Mac Neice

Partner

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+44 (0)117 321 8071


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