Find out why Suarez's CAS appeal may succeed
- FIFA did not have the power to ban him from domestic club games;
- and/or,A ban from “all football-related activity” for 4 months or at all is disproportionate.
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John Mehrzad QC was appointed Silk after only 13 years’ practice – the fastest appointee in the 2019 competition. With a background in employment law and commercial law, his sports law at Littleton Chambers, London, practice focuses, on the one hand, on financial disputes between clubs, managers, players, intermediaries, associations and commercial partners – usually before FA, PL or EFL arbitrations, or before FIFA or the CAS.