Dispute Resolution

Our team provide expert advice and representation across all areas of sports dispute resolution.

We represent for parties advising and acting before sports arbitration tribunals and the internal decision-making bodies of international, regional, and national sports federations in all types of sporting disputes, including: disciplinary and ethics, anti-doping, selection and eligibility, sports elections, player status, and contractual.

We have appeared before or acted as a judge in the following private sports decision-making bodies:
Court of Arbitration for Sport (ordinary and appeal arbitration)
– Football Federation Australia National Arbitration Tribunal
– Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (acting as Hong Kong FA Arbitration Tribunal)
– FIFA Ethics Committee
– FIFA Disciplinary Committee
– FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber
– FIFA Players’ Status Committee
– AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee
– AFC Appeal Committee
– AFC Entry Control Body
– Saudi Arabian Football Federation Disciplinary and Ethics Committee
– Badminton World Federation Ethics Hearing Panel

We have also assisted parties in dealing with investigatory bodies which form part of the sports regulatory framework, such as FIFA Transfer Matching System.