Sports News

3PB Sports in match-fixing corruption case in international badminton tournaments

Louis Weston, Head of the 3PB Sports Group, represented the Badminton World Federation (BWF) in the prosecution of the top players Zulfadli Zulkiffli and Tan Chun Seang for match fixing and point fixing. Following a hearing in February in Singapore, the two players, who contested the charges were found in breach and suspended for 20 […]

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3PB Head of Sports Group Louis Weston appointed to the Football Association (FA) Judicial Panel

3PB’s Sports Group is delighted to announce Louis Weston’s appointment as a member of Judicial Panel of the Football Association (FA) as a Specialist Judicial Panel. Aside from his practice in advising and acting for Sports Governing Bodies and players, Louis is also a panel member of the Sport Resolutions Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators […]

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Louis Weston and Gareth Graham appointed to the Sport Resolutions Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators

3PB’s Sports Group is happy to announce that Gareth Graham and Head of Sports Group Louis Weston have been appointed to the Sport Resolutions Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators. These appointments demonstrate the strength and depth of the 3PB Sports Law Team. Sport Resolutions is the independent, not-for-profit, dispute resolution service for sport in the United Kingdom. Established […]

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Head of Sport Group Louis Weston acts for the French Rugby Federation in dangerous play allegation

Louis Weston, Head of the Sport Group, acted for the FRF and its two French U20 internationals Pierre-Henri Azagoh and Hassane Kolingar following the double red card in their match against England in the 6 Nations U20 competition. The French players were referred to the 6 Nations Disciplinary Committee following their clearing out of the […]

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3PB Sports Barrister Graham Gilbert on athlete cocaine use: the cases of Dale Swift, Graham Gibbons & Dan Evans

In his latest article for LawInSport, sports barrister Graham Gilbert reviews the cases of Dale Swift, Graham Gibbons and Dan Evans and, in doing so, provides an overview and brief comparison of the relevant anti-doping rules. Please click here to read Graham's analysis. To view Graham's profile, please click here.

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3PB Head of Sports Louis Weston and Sports barrister Gemma White highlight key 2018 Sports Law issues for LawInSport

Sports barristers Louis Weston and Gemma White have this year again participated in LawInSport’s 2018 key sports issues survey. Praising whistleblowers and the important part they play in making and keeping sports clean, Senior Junior Louis Weston expects their role to be further encouraged and their actions protected by Sports governing bodies in 2018. Gemma […]

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3PB Head of Sports Louis Weston wins Excellence in Sports Law Services award for the second time running

Senior Junior Louis Weston has won the Excellence in Sports Law Services award 2018 in recognition of his expertise in Sports Law advice. These awards, organised by Corporate Livewire invite nominations from over 100,000 businesses and corporate professionals each year. Louis is recognised for Sports both by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 Legal Directories. […]

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Graham Gilbert instructed as junior counsel in the case of Hayley Turner

Sports Barrister Graham Gilbert was Junior to Tim Naylor, the BHA’s Head of Regulation, in the independent disciplinary panel considering whether Jockey Hayley Turner had broken the Rules of Racing on the grounds of bets placing. For more information on the hearing, please click here. The case attracted press coverage in The Guardian, SBC News and […]

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