Is the current international sports arbitration framework fit for purpose? Debate to take place at LawInSport Annual Conference

The LawInSport 4th Annual Conference taking place on the 13th & 14th September 2018, is all set for its debate on the question of whether the current international sports arbitration framework is fit for purpose?

To argue for and against the merits of the current international sports arbitration framework we have brought together leading experts to debate the issue. 

  • Sir Wyn Williams FLSW, Barrister, Judge (Former High Court Judge) and Mediator, 39 Essex Chambers
  • Jonathan Taylor QC, co-head of our Sport Group, Bird & Bird
  • Dr. Despina Mavromati, International Sports Law & Arbitrator, SportLegis
    John Mehrzad, Barrister and Head of Sports Group, Littleton Chambers

The debate will be chaired by Nina Goolamali QC, Head of Sport, 2 Temple Gardens. 

The two-day LawInSport conference will also offer unrivalled networking opportunity with the leading experts, lawyers and executives in the sports sector as well as 8 interactive panel discussions, 2 debates and 4 industry updates.

For further information including the full agenda and speaker list go to and details of how to book your place click here: 

You can follow updates from the conference on Twitter using #LISconf18.



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