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Sports Law team members attend European Rugby disciplinary conference in Bilbao

Owain Rhys James and Richard Cole have been re-appointed as Judicial Officers for European Rugby.  Both attended the EPCR Disciplinary Conference held in Bilbao on 7 October 2017. Speakers included Alain Rolland, Joel Jutge, Roddy Dunlop QC, and Mike Hamlin, the new chair of EPCR discipline.  More details can be found at EPCR's website at:




Both Owain and Richard can be appointed to judicial panels to decide disciplinary issues in the tournaments which start this weekend.  Hearings will be held in London and Paris.


Civitas Law has a busy Sports Law team who act for international domestic and amateur sportspeople, together with clubs and national bodies across a range of  disciplinary, commercial, employment and personal injury matters. If you would like more information about how our members may be able to help you, don't hesitate to contact our Senior Clerk, Andrea McLean.