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Sports Barrister Graham Gilbert appointed to Sport Resolutions’ Pro Bono Panel

Many congratulations to Graham Gilbert whose sports expertise has been acknowledged through his recent appointment to Sport Resolutions Pro Bono Panel. Sport Resolutions is the independent, not-for-profit, dispute resolution service for sport in the United Kingdom. Established by the main stakeholder groups in sport, their aim is to provide an expert, speedy and cost effective alternative […]

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Sports Barrister Graham Gilbert twice represents the BHA in disciplinary panels involving trainer Dean Ivory

Sports Barrister Graham Gilbert has represented the BHA twice in disciplinary panels involving trainer Dean Ivory. The disciplinary panel in Dean Ivory - Links Drive Lady concerned the cross-contamination of the horse with hayfever medicine, as a result of contacts between the horse and her keepers, who were using hayfever medicine to alleviate their symptoms at the time. […]

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Sports Barrister Graham Gilbert on the Sonny Bill Williams decision: should cross code conduct be considered in mitigation in rugby disciplinary cases?

In his latest article for LawInSport, sports barrister Graham Gilbert reflects back on the British & Irish Lions' recent Tour of New Zealand and  the sending of All Black Centre Sonny Bill Williams in the second test: should cross code conduct be considered in mitigation in rugby disciplinary cases? Please click here to read Graham's analysis. […]

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Head of Sports Louis Weston and Sports Barrister Gemma White call for sports-wide approach to sanctions for corruption offences

3PB head of sports Louis Weston and sports barrister Gemma White have written an article for LawInSport calling for a unified approach to sanctions for corruption offences across sports disciplines. While the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) has well known codified sanctions for doping violations, there is no consistency of punishment between sports for players […]

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3PB sports barrister Graham Gilbert examines sexism in football and the independence of disciplinary panels – issues arising from the recent David Moyes case

3PB sport law barrister Graham Gilbert has written an article for LawInSport on sexism in football and the independence of disciplinary panels in light of issues arising from the David Moyes case. David Moyes had made remarks towards an interviewer, Vicki Sparks in March 2017 and consequently faced a Football Association disciplinary hearing. The article […]

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