The Final Yards Of Caster Semenya’s Human Rights Appeal: Background & Broader Implications (LawInSport)

The Final Yards Of Caster Semenya’s Human Rights Appeal: Background & Broader Implications (LawInSport)


What do Mokgadi Caster Semenya, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Serena Williams have in common?  All four athletes have certain immutable, natural genetic traits: for three of those athletes, those… Read more »

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Sport Resolutions Appointments


Chambers is delighted to announce that thirteen members are now appointed to the Sport Resolutions panels. New appointments include: Neil Block QC – Appointed to the Arbitration (Legal Member) and… Read more »

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Susan Rodway QC instructed to act for professional rugby union players in their actions against RFU/ WRU and World Rugby for permanent brain damage


Susan Rodway QC is instructed by Richard Boardman of Rylands Law to act for a large number of professional rugby union players in their actions against RFU/ WRU and World Rugby… Read more »

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Equal treatment for Elite Girls’ Football: 2nd Half


As the second Covid lockdown got underway in England supporters of women’s football were treated to the disturbing sight of the elite women’s and girls’ training squads being closed down… Read more »

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Five Measures to Protect Athlete Human Rights (Sport Resolutions Newsletter November 2020)


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) called the execution of Iranian wrestler Navid Afkair, “very sad news” and said their thoughts were with his family and friends. Amnesty International were stronger,… Read more »

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Equal chances: preserving elite girls’ football in lockdown


One of the casualties of lockdown has been most sport.  The regulations do though seek to protect elite sport, including players on development pathways which seek to lead to professional… Read more »

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WEBINAR: Forty with Fnatic: legal risks and likely disputes in esports


Andy Cooke (General Counsel) and Amelie Draper from leading esports team, Fnatic, discuss with Jonathan Bellamy and Stephanie David of 39 Essex Chambers, where they see the likely disputes arising in the growing esports… Read more »

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Remote hearings; here to stay or just while needs must?


William Norris QC provides insight into remote hearings following some truly global hearings he has experienced while sitting as Chairman on panels for Sport Resolutions.  The particular focus of the… Read more »

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Appointments to the Premier League Judicial Panel  


We are delighted that Lord Dyson and Sir Wyn Williams have been appointed to the Appeal Panel and Sir David Foskett and Katherine Apps have been appointed to the Disciplinary… Read more »

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