Sports Disciplinary Tribunals and Professional Regulation
St Philips recognises that Sports law is fast becoming an important and specialised area of law. The wide ranging and diverse areas encompassed and the various jurisdictions involved require specialist knowledge and experts familiar with representing clients in all arenas. The Sports Law Group at St Philips Chambers provides such expertise built on unrivalled experience and detailed insight into
Drug Use in Sport
Professional sportsmen and women, their agents, managers, clubs and professional bodies utilise our skills to maximise the advantages they seek to obtain in their respective disciplines and in the resolution of sport related disputes before tribunals. Members have chaired hearings involving breaches of anti-doping provisions and have advised athletes who are likely to be affected by the anti-doping rules, their regulation and enforcement to enable them to understand what happens during the sample collection process and any disciplinary action which may follow if a positive result is obtained.
Legal Control of Sport
Chairperson for the Football League Disciplinary Commission regulating commercial disputes within the football league in areas of illegal payments made to players and using an illegible player in a football match.
Participation of Individuals in Sport
Judicial officers for Rugby Football Union who are instructed at first instance and appeal hearings to implement disciplinary sanctions for foul play.
Football specialists chairing a variety of appeal cases where the rules of the Football Associate are infringed by footballers, referees, coaches and agents, who have also been instructed to chair disciplinary proceedings in other sports including swimming and bobsleighing.
Members of this group
Year of Call: 1987