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Streaming now, the latest episode of Blackstone Chambers' The Sports Law Podcast with host, Nick De Marco KC, on Disciplinary Proceedings in Sport.

Join panellists as they dive into explaining what disciplinary proceedings are and how they differ from other legal proceedings, tips for preparing for a sports’ disciplinary proceedings, and what important developments we can expect to see in the future.

Our expert panel comprises:

  • Catherine Beloff, is the Director of Legal, Governance and Business Partners at the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). Previously, in private practice, she was a senior member of DLA's Global Sports. Media and Entertainment Team. Catherine is also the Chair of the British Association for Sport and the Law (BASL)
  • Geoff Cunningham is Head of Legal (Regulatory) at the Football League (EFL). Before joining the EFL, Geoff was in private practice acting on many big sports disciplinary cases.
  • Alistair McHenry, is the Head of Sport at Tyr.Law where he acts for governing bodies, clubs, players and athletes across regulatory, contractual, financial, disciplinary and selection issues. He is also a Sport Resolutions Arbitrator and a Director of BASL.
  • James Segan KC is a leading silk at Blackstone Chambers. He acts in sports law matters both commercial and regulatory. James is often instructed in disciplinary hearings and has appeared for a number of different governing bodies including in football, rugby union, cricket and horse racing. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in the field by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal. He is co-editor of "Challenging Sports Governing Bodies", a contributor to "sport: Law and Practice" and to "Football and the Law". 

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