Sports Law

Several of Banco’s barristers maintain an interest in sports law and regulation. They have appeared before or sat as members of sporting disciplinary trials including football, rugby league, and basketball, as well as in Olympic selection disputes. Banco barristers are also experience in anti-doping matters, having appeared before domestic and international tribunals concerning contraventions of the World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA) code

Banco Chambers’ expertise in commercial law has also been called upon to advise and appear in commercial disputes between amateur or professional clubs and sporting associations; governance disputes within clubs and associations; disputes between professional sporting codes and broadcasters, and disputes between professional athletes and their club or agent.