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Benjamin Mendy’s criminal charges – employment, sporting & financial repercussions

Gavel & Scales of Justice on Desk
Tuesday, 31 August 2021 By John Mehrzad QC

Benjamin Mendy has been remanded in custody, following charges of four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.[1]

His employer club, Manchester City, has suspended Mendy pending an internal investigation.[2]

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John Mehrzad QC

John Mehrzad QC

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.  

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