Singled out for special treatment: A legitimate expectation defence to sports regulatory action

Singled out for special treatment: A legitimate expectation defence to sports regulatory action


CategoryNews Author Fenella Morris QC, Stephanie David Date

Fenella Morris QC and Stephanie David appear in the March 2019 Sports Resolutions Newsletter providing ‘Expert Analysis’.

On 13 December 2018, a Football Association (“FA”) Regulatory Commission determined that it was unfair, and in breach of Mourinho’s legitimate expectation, for him to be charged by The FA with misconduct contrary to FA Rule E3 (“the Decision”) for being seen swearing at the end of a match.

Fenella Morris QC and Stephanie David consider the Decision and its implications for sports regulatory action.

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