Cricket disciplinary appeal is an Arbitration
In this, the first Blackstone Chambers blog for LawInSport Nick De Marco explains why the Commercial Court ruling in the England and Wales Cricket Board Limited v Kaneria case that under the ECB’s Disciplinary Regulations an appeal is an “arbitration” for the purposes of the Arbitration Act 1996 is a momentous one for sports’ lawyers and governing bodies.
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Nick is rated a leading silk in Sports Law and is a member of Blackstone Chambers.
He has advised and acted for a number of sports governing bodies, athletes, most Premier League football clubs and many world-class football players in commercial and regulatory disputes.