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3PB Head of Sport Louis Weston delivers seminar on Inside Information and Sanctions for Corruption

3PB Sports Law team head Louis Weston presented a seminar this month with Sports Resolutions on "Inside Information and Sanctions For Corruption".  The seminar was well received and future seminars will be arranged in the Autumn. Please contact marketing@3pb.co.uk to register your interest. Sport Resolutions is the independent, not-for-profit, dispute resolution service for sport in the United […]

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Disputes from Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifying: ‘biased’ referees and ineligible players – an analysis by 3PB Sports barrister Graham Gilbert.

In his latest article for LawInSport, 3PB Sports barrister Graham Gilbert reviews the decisions of the Judicial and Disputes Committee of World Rugby in relation to a number of complaints made by participating Unions in the Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifying Competition. Namely: a match played as part of the final round of the Qualifying […]

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3PB Sports Law team head Louis Weston to present seminar with Sport Resolutions

3PB Barristers Sports Law team and team head Louis Weston are delighted to announce their participation in Sport Resolutions' seminar on "Inside Information and Sanctions For Corruption". The seminar will consider corruption in sport, and sanctions for match-fixing and betting in sport and in particular: The risk to sport of match-fixing The arguments for and […]

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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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