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Paul Hayes KC

Working at 39 Essex Chambers

Paul advises and appears in cases at trial and appellate levels in all areas of sports law. On the regulatory side, he acts in doping, integrity, misconduct, eligibility and selection cases. In a broader disputes context, his work includes commercial / contract litigation, arbitration, insurance and defamation. These cases are conducted in multiple jurisdictions (including the Court of Arbitration for Sport), but primarily London, Lausanne and the Asia Pacific region. He is the author of numerous publications and articles on sports law, is the Founder and Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Journal and is a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne (Faculty of Law) where he lectures in the subject "Sports Dispute Resolution". He is also a Co-opted judge of the Federation Internationale de Automobile International Court of Appeal and a panel member of the International Biathlon Union Court of Arbitration and Anti-Doping Panel and the World Rugby Anti-Doping Judicial Panel.


  • Telephone: 020 7832 1111
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Paul Hayes QC