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The Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Sport

Anthony Lo Surdo SC writes for Resolution Institute on the future of Alternate Dispute Resolution in Sport: the National Sports Tribunal. Sport’s governing bodies are leading exponents of alternative dispute resolution (‘ADR’) in the resolution of disputes in organised sports. However, given the breadth of sporting interests which range from amateur, to semi-professional and professional, not all sports are well-equipped to determine the types of disputes that frequently arise between participants. The National Sports Tribunal was established to level the playing field in the area of sports dispute resolution by providing for an effective, efficient, independent, transparent and specialist tribunal for the fair hearing and resolution of sporting disputes. It does so by employing a full suite of ADR processes and…

Legal Blog & Publications, News, Sports, Sports 6 Oct, 2020

Private Client Webinar: Will Making, LPAs, Remote Hearings and Mediation During Lockdown

Members of Outer Temple’s Private Client Team explore how remote working has affected the area of law and the way in which they practice. David Grant, Patrick Tomison, Claire van Overdijk, Alex Cisneros, Elaine Palser and Elizabeth Grace present in this Private Client Webinar. David Grant and Patrick Tomison discuss Will Formalities. They discuss: Why the question of formalities is relevant now. What the requirements of the Wills Act 1837 are, specifically s9 The Law Commission Report, Making a Will (Consultation Paper 231, 13/07/2017) in particular, Chapter 1 The effect of the English Authorities How one approaches the correction of statute – “always speaking” Judicial attitudes Practically, what can we do to mitigate the risk of formal invalidity Thoughts to the…

Private Client Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 9 Jul, 2020

Fiona Horlick QC defends professional body against costs application

Fiona Horlick QC recently appeared for a professional body in a Disciplinary Tribunal Panel Hearing, defending an application for costs made by the Respondent. The application was unique as the Panel had to consider whether it could, and if so, should award costs to a non party – the employer of the Respondent. Prior to the costs application, the Respondent had been charged with misconduct and the Respondent’s employer instructed a magic circle firm of solicitors. However, as new evidence had been received such that the professional body’s case was weakened, the professional body sought that the charge be dismissed by the Panel prior to it being heard at a Tribunal hearing. The Panel had to consider two principal issues:…

News 29 Mar, 2020

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