Regulation and Arbitration in Sport, Switzerland



Wednesday, 23rd January 2019

1:30 PM - 6:30 PM 


Hotel Alpha-Palmiers
34, rue du Petit-Chene
1003 Lausanne


Free of charge


Members of the Kings Sport Network invite you to attend this half day seminar on Regulation and Arbitration in Sport, followed by a drinks reception and networking.  The specialist speakers are drawn from the UK and Switzerland and bring to you a wealth of experience and insight.  They include lawyers, arbitrators, regulatory chairmen and academics from the various jurisdictions.  The seminar is essential for all stakeholders in sport.  

Amongst the speakers will be Dr Gregory Ioannidis; a sports lawyer and an anti-doping litigation expert.  He is a former The FA Registered Lawyer and has acted for and represented many players and clubs around Europe, Africa and Asia.  He is currently the Course Leader of the Master's Programme LLM International Sports Law in Practice at Sheffield Hallam University and a member of the Academic Panel of Kings Chambers in Manchester.  

We would be delighted to see you there.  The event will be free but places are limited so you must confirm your attendance using the link below, or alternatively email .  



13.30: Registration
14.00: Introduction and opening: David Casement QC, Kings Chambers and Head of Kings Sport
14.15: Kelly Pennifer, Kings Chambers “When are participants in a regulated sport obliged to arbitrate?”
14.45: Mark Hovell, Mills & Reeve LLP “CAS system and procedures: a view from the inside”
15.15: Antonio Rigozzi, Lévy Kaufman-Kohler - “Enforcement of and challenges to CAS awards”
15.45: Coffee
16.00: Martin Budworth, Kings Chambers “Can FIFA Article 17 have domestic effect? Should it?”
16.30: Michele Bernasconi, Bär & Karrer “CAS cases in Football Related Matters”
17.00: Dr Gregory Ioannidis, Sheffield Hallam University and Academic Panel of Kings Chambers “Regulating football intermediaries”
17.30: Networking and drinks reception

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