Sports regulation and international disputes

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The team’s experience in arbitration and mediating on sports disputes both nationally and internationally means it is at the cutting edge of sports law disputes.


The team regularly advises clubs, associations and individuals on a range of regulatory and disciplinary matters including:

  • Interpretation and application of constitutional documents
  • Application of EU law
  • Training compensation in football transfers
  • Article 17 compensation
  • Anti doping violations
  • Disciplinary cases
  • Claims for unpaid transfer fees
  • Disputes between player and clubs, including wrongful dismissal, breach of contract, non payment of wages
  • Breach of regulations
  • Challenge to regulations
  • Olympic selection disputes