The FA and John Terry double jeopardy

Friday, 16 November 2012 By Tim Coles

The recent and well publicised decision of the Football Association's Regulatory Commission against Chelsea footballer John Terry has presented an interesting reflection of Regulatory bodies' jurisdiction to consider disciplinary allegations after a respondent has been acquitted of criminal allegations. This article analyses the Regulatory Commission's decisions on the key jurisdictional points of this case, and assesses them in a Regulatory law context.

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 Tim Coles

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Tim is an associate solicitor in Field Fisher Waterhouse's Public and Regulatory team.

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