Disciplinary & Criminal Matters

Our Head of Sports Law, David McWilliam, specialises in disciplinary matters in all sports.  He currently sits as:-

  • FA Serious Case Panel Member
  • FA General Appeals Panel Member
  • Dorset FA Independent Disciplinary Panel Member

He can advise athletes on the disciplinary process in all sports and represent them at disciplinary hearings ensuring that they get a fair hearing, that all relevant evidence is considered and the most appropriate sanction is applied.

Our criminal department have acted for a number of sporting people covering a wide range of criminal issues such as:-

  • Driving offences
  • Assault & Public Order
  • Drugs/anti-doping

If you need to speak to us, please call our Head of Department, David McWilliam on 01202 057710 or email sportslaw@ellisjones.co.uk.

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