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Sports Arbitration Revisited Pt II: Mutu and Pechstein v Switzerland

Following the recent case of RFC Seraing and Doyen Sports Company v FIFA and Others [2018], the ECtHR took a look at the concerning world of mandatory arbitration clauses in sports contracts in the hugely important Mutu and Pechstein v Switzerland [2018], handed down last week.

11:00, 16th October 2018
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Sports Arbitration Revisited Pt I: Mutu and Pechstein v Switzerland

Following the recent case of RFC Seraing and Doyen Sports Company v FIFA and Others [2018], the ECtHR took a look at the concerning world of mandatory arbitration clauses in sports contracts in the hugely important Mutu and Pechstein v Switzerland [2018], handed down last week.

11:00, 9th October 2018
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Forced Arbitration in Sport: A Knock-Out Blow?

Many industries include arbitration clauses in their contracts to steer dispute resolution away from ordinary courts. However, arbitration agreements in sport are forced: the regulations of Sports Governing Bodies are rarely negotiated, so athletes must either accept them or give up their career.

11:00, 14th September 2018
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The Biggest Challenges Facing the Legal Profession in 2018

Showing an understanding of the challenges facing the legal profession is vital for demonstrating awareness to recruiters. Thus, it is important to examine how issues like Brexit, cyber security, fixed costs and online courts could cause problems for lawyers in the coming year.

12:00, 2nd January 2018
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ADR: The Future of Litigation

We are fortunate to live in a democracy and a country that, as far back as 1215 enshrined in its laws a desire for and reverence of justice. Traditionally, we have been an international leader in access to the courts. However, traditional litigation is making way for new forms of dispute resolution.

12:00, 3rd November 2015
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The Ominous World of Investor-State Dispute Settlement

On 21 July 2015 a Canadian gold mining company announced that it had initiated international arbitration proceedings against the Romanian government pursuant to a bilateral investment treaty. A similar loss of sovereignty could be felt by the UK if it enters the TTIP with provision for arbitration.

11:00, 5th October 2015
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Digital Courtrooms: Forsaking Lawyers at the Price of Justice?

In the midst of the Lord Chancellor’s dismantling of the justice system, there is a hastened need for procedural reform. The latest installment includes eBay like dispute resolution, settling small claims (<£25,000) via web forms and telephone calls. Is this the end for lawyers in small claims?

11:00, 8th April 2015
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