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Experience and list of cases

Representative CAS disputes have included:

  • Successfully defending an international basketball player in anti-doping proceedings brought by WADA.
  • Successfully appealing the disqualification of a World Champion’s first place result in anti-doping proceedings (including the return of the athlete’s World Championship gold medal).
  • Successfully appealing the sanction imposed on an Olympic Games medallist (hammer thrower) in anti-doping proceedings (including the return of the athlete’s gold medal won in the Asian Games).
  • Successfully defending the position of a European football team in the UEFA Champions League.
  • Acting on behalf of a professional cyclist in a financial dispute against a World Tour team.
  • Acting for the Union Cycliste Internationale in various anti-doping proceedings brought against international cyclists.
  • Successfully reducing a four year sanction imposed on an international long distance athlete in anti-doping proceedings.
  • Acting in several election-related proceedings against various international sports federations.
  • Settling several financial disputes between an international federation and various affiliated athletes in anti-doping proceedings.

Other disputes have included:

  • Successfully defending the position of a European football team in the UEFA Champions League in proceedings before the UEFA disciplinary bodies.
  • Successfully defending a coach and national team in disciplinary proceedings before the FIFA disciplinary bodies.
  • Successfully defending an athlete in anti-doping proceedings before the FINA Doping Panel.