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Ms Laura Abrahamson (1963)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Los Angeles / USA

Juris Doctor, 1987; Senior Vice President, Global Head of Litigation and Dispute, AECOM; former head of litigation, Occidental Petroleum, former Attorney at O'Melveny & Myers and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Member of Institute for Transnational Arbitration (2014-2016); Member Arbitration Committee International Bar Association (2013-2016); Reporter IBA Arbitration Guidelines and Rules Subcommittee (2015-2016); Corporate Counsel International Arbitration Group (CCIAG) (2013-2014; 2018).

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Professor Roger Abrams (1945)

Professor of Law / arbitrator (USA) Eng
Boston / USA

Juris Doctor; Richardson Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law; labor arbitrator; baseball salary arbitrator. See CV for full details.

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Mr David Askinas (1951)

Lawyer (USA) Eng
Colorado Springs / USA

Lawyer. Sports Law Consultant (2017-present). Vice-President and General Counsel, Vizant Technologies, LLC (2013-2017). Instructor, Sports Law, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (2011-2015). Chief Executive Officer, USA Taekwondo (2006-2011). Vice-President, Pan-American Taekwondo Union (2006-2011). General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer, CEO, United Soccer Leagues, Tampa, Florida (1997-2004). Director, Appeals Committee, Rules Committee, United States Soccer Federation (USSF) (1997-2004). Grants Committee, U.S. Soccer Federation Foundation (1999-2003).

Mr Xianyue (Simon) Bai (1970)

Attorney-at-law (China) Eng/Chi
Tianjin / China

M.Jur from University of Oxford; Council member of China Sports Law Association; Vice-chair of Arbitration Committee of Tianjin Bar Association; Member of Arbitration Committee of IPBA; Managing Partner Chenyi Law Office

Mr C. Mark Baker (1959)

Lawyer (USA) Eng
Houston / USA

Juris Doctor. Senior Partner and Global Co-Head of International Arbitration in Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association. Former LCIA Court Member. Panel arbitrator for USA Track and Field; CPR Sports Panel.

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Mr Marc Beaumont (1963)

Barrister-at-law, arbitrator (United Kingdom) Eng/Fr
Windsor / United Kingdom

LLB; accredited mediator; UK Co-Chair of New York State Bar Association, International Section; Registered as a F.A. Intermediary; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Mr Alasdair Bell (1963)

Attorney-at-law (United Kingdom) Eng
Nyon / Switzerland

General Counsel/Director of Legal Affairs UEFA (since 2010). Partner White&Case (Brussels & London) 1997-2001; Principal outside Counsel to UEFA for 15 years on all matters of EU Law before joining UEFA in 2010 as general counsel and director of the Legal Affairs Division.

The Hon. Michael Beloff (1942)

Barrister (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

QC. Barrister (Blackstone Chambers, London), MA (Oxford), President of Trinity College, Oxford (1996-2006); Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn, London Treasurer 2008; Senior Ordinary Judge of the Court of  Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey; former Recorder of the Crown Court and Deputy High Court Judge; Steward of the RAC (Motor Racing). Ethics Commissioner London Olympic Games 2012. President, British Association of Sport and Law (2004-). Chair IAAF Ethics Commission (2014); Chair of the IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal (2017). Chair ICC Code of Conduct Commission (2002-2015). Chair ICC Dispute Resolution Committee (2015-). Member Ironman Appeal Panel (2016-). Member Mixed Martial Arts Appeal Panel (2016-). Member FIA International Appeal Panel (2010-2017). Member European Tour Anti-Doping Appeal Panel (2014-). Honorary Legal Adviser IAAF London World Championships 2017. Member of the CAS ad hoc Divisions at the Summer Olympic Games, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, (and Anti-Doping Division) Rio de Janeiro 2016 and at the Commonwealth Games, Kuala Lumpur 1998, Manchester 2002 and Melbourne 2006.

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Mr David Benck (1967)

Attorney-at-law (USA / Luxembourg) Eng
Birmingham, AL (USA) / USA

J.D.1993, University of Alabama. Attorney-at-law. General Counsel for Hibbett Sports. American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution – Council Member, Co-Chair of Large Case Committee, and Co-Chair of the National Sports Advisory Committee. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta – Board of Directors (Birmingham ). USA Gymnastics – Board of Directors, Chair of Nominating and Governance Committee, and formerly member of Ethics, Grievance and Safe Sport Committee. The World Games 2021 Birmingham – Founder and Board of Directors. The World Game 2017 Wroclaw - Anti-Doping Observer. US Anti-Doping Agency - Former member of the National Athletics Board of Review. Sports Lawyers Association - Member. Association of Corporate Counsel – Sport & Entertainment Lawyers Committee.

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Mr Jeffrey G. Benz (1968)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Los Angeles / USA

Juris Doctor; MBA; Attorney at law; former General Counsel at US Olympic Committee; former General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer at AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour; former Attorney at Coudert Brothers; former professional boxing promoter. Board of Directors of Sports Lawyers Assn, National Sports Law Institute, and Institute of Sports Law & Ethics; former member Mitchell Special Bid Oversight Commission, USOC Board/Executive Committee, USOC Athletes’ Advisory Council (At Large), Salt Lake Organizing Committee Board of Trustees (Alternate Trustee), US Figure Skating Board of Directors. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and College of Commercial Arbitrators; Teach sports law and arbitration/mediation at Pepperdine University and ISDE. Former US Figure Skating Team member. Member of Rex Sport. Member of the IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal.

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Mr Daniel F. Brent (1945)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Princeton / USA

Juris Doctor. Full-time arbitrator and mediator since 1976. Member of the National Academy of Arbitrators. Arbitrator of salary disputes between the Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. Formerly Member of the Salary Arbitration Panel between the National Hockey League and the NHL Players Association. Arbitrator for the US Anti-Doping Agency.  

Mr Bruce Buck (1946)

Attorney-at-law (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Juris Doctor. Attorney-at-law. Chairman of Audit Committee, FA Premier League. Member of Legal Advisory Group, FA Premier League. Chairman of Chelsea Football Club.

Mr David J.A. Cairns (1961)

Attorney-at-law (United Kingdom / New Zealand) Eng/Sp
Madrid / United Kingdom

Ph.D, LLM, LLB. Partner, B. Cremades y Asociados. Lawyer and international arbitrator (international commercial and investment arbitration). Adjunct Professor, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, 2004-2011.

Mr Christopher L. Campbell (1954)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
San Francisco / USA

Juris Doctor; Attorney at law; Executive Committee, United States Olympic Committee (USOC); Chair, Athletes Advisory Council; World champion in freestyle wrestling, 1981; World silver medalist freestyle wrestling, 1990; Olympic bronze medalist freestyle wrestling, 1992; member of the CAS ad hoc Division at the Summer Olympic Games , Atlanta, 1996.

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The Rt. Hon. Sir Menzies Campbell (1941)

Barrister (United Kingdom) Eng
Edinburgh / United Kingdom

M.A., LL.B., LL.A., Q.C. Advocate. Called to the Bar (Scotland) 1968. Former President Scottish Athletics; Former Member of Parliament (UK); Present Member House of Lords (UK); Present Chancellor of University of St. Andrews; competed in 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games Finalist in 4x100 Metres Relay and 1966 Jamaica Commonwealth Games; United Kingdom 100 Metres Record Holder 1967-74; Captain UK Athletics Team 1965/1966.

Mr Edward Canty (1975)

Solicitor (United Kingdom) Eng
Manchester / United Kingdom

Centrefield LLP, Sport – Law – Media, partner (2015- ); James Chapman & Co Sports Department, solicitor (1999-2006); Brabners LLP Sports Department, partner (2006-2015); non-executive Board Director of the Professional Footballers Asscoiation Company, PFA Enterprises Ltd.;

Mr Michael Cardozo (1941)

Lawyer (USA) Eng
New York, NY / USA

JD; Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP; Chief Lawyer/Corporation Counsel for New York City (2002-2013); Former advisor and chief litigator for some of the major sports leagues in the US (1974-2001)

Mr James H. Carter (1943)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
New York / USA

Senior Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, New York; Chair of the Board of the New York International Arbitration Center; arbitrator for the National Football League Management Council and the NFL Players Association to hear anti-doping disputes in US professional football; former Chair of the Board of the American Arbitration Association (2004-2007); former President of the American Society of International law (2004-2006); co-editor, International Commercial Arbitration in New York (2016); editor, The International Arbitration Review; arbitrator in international commercial and investment disputes.

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Mr Steven K. Champlin (1944)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Minneapolis, MN / USA

Attorney-at-law. Former Senior Partner at the law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP. Served many years with the United States Tennis Association in various capacties, including on its Executive committee, Board, Grievance Comittee and Olympic Committee. J.D. University of Minnesota. Associate Adjunct Professor of Law, Universtiy of Minnesota Law School. Arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association’s National Large Complex Construction Case Panel and on CPR’s National Roster of Distinguished Neutrals

Hon. Rosalyn Chapman (1943)

Retired Judge (USA) Eng
Pacific Palisades / USA

J.D.- University of California at Berkeley. Arbitrator, mediator and Special Master/referee with JAMS (Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services). United States Magistrate Judge (1995-2012) for the Central District of California; visiting magistrate judge for the Northern District of California. Judge United Nations Appeals Tribunal (2013-2017). Administrative Law Judge, State of California (1977-1995). Lecturer on faculty of School of Law, University of California at Los Angeles.

Prof. David N.W. Chen (1957)

Professor (China) Eng/Chi
Shanghai / China

Doctor of Law. Professor, Director of Sports Law research Center, Fu Dan University. Partner of Shanghai Allbright Law offices. Governor of Chinese Science and Technology Law Institution. Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Bar Association. Listed arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). Listed expert of the Domain Dispute Settlement Center under CIETAC. Listed arbitrator of Shanghai Arbitration Committee.

Mr Richard Chernick (1945)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Los Angeles / USA

J.D. - University of Southern California. Attorney-at-law. Managing Director, JAMS Arbitration Practice. Adjunct Professor, USC Gould School of Law. Arbitrator and Mediator. System Arbitrator for NHL.

Mr Edward T. Colbert (1947)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Washington / USA

Attorney at law in law firm Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLC, Washington, D.C.; General Counsel for the World Baseball and Softball Confederation. Representation of United States Olympic Committee since 1973 and a counsel of record in Supreme Court on behalf of USOC. Representation of numerous OCOGs, including Rio 2016, and numerous US NGBs. Arbitrator for USOC Speciality Arbitration Panel (Chapter 9), and US Soccer Arbitration Panel. Managing Partner of Kenyon & Kenyon until combination with Andrews Kurth, and currently global Co-Chair of Intellectual Property and Technology Practice.

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Mr Paul David (1956)

Barrister (United Kingdom) Fr/Eng
Auckland / New Zealand

Barrister England and Wales. Barrister New Zealand High Court. 2002-2006, Partner at Wilson Harle, Auckland. 2006 - present, Barrister, Auckland. Counsel to Drug Free Sport New Zealand from 2002 to present. Chairman of various disciplinary tribunals for sport.

Ms Anita L. DeFrantz (1952)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Los Angeles / USA

Juris Doctor. President Tubman Truth Corp (2016- ); Former President of LA84 Foundation (1987-2015). Former Vice President Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee (1981-1984). IOC Vice-President (1997-2001 and 2017-). Member IOC Legal Affairs Commission (1994-present). Member United States Olympic Committee Executive Board (1977-1985; 1986-present). Former Vice President Fédération Internationale des Sociétés dAviron (FISA) (1993-2013). Secretary Los Angeles Sports Council (1988-present). Bronze Medal in rowing, 1976 Olympic Games. Silver medal World Rowing Championships 1978. Winner of 6 national championships. Member of the IOCs Finance Commission, of the Olympic Channel Commission and the Coordination Commission for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Mr James Drake QC (1959)

Barrister & Arbitrator (United Kingdom / Australia) Eng
London / United Kingdom

LL.M - Columbia University. Admitted to the bar of: South Australia, New South Wales, New York, England & Wales, British Virgin Islands. Barrister and Arbitrator.

Mr Ike Ehiribe (1959)

Barrister (Nigeria / United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

English football league - Chair Football Disciplinary Commission and Football Appeal panels (2007-2011);

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Mr David L. Evans (1957)

Arbitrator (USA) Eng
Boston / USA

J.D. Attorney-at-law. Partner, Murphy & King. Co-chair of the litigation department at Murphy & King in Boston, Massachusetts. Member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association.

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Dr. Mingchao Fan (1978)

Juris doctor (China) Eng/Chi
Shanghai / China

Regional Director of Arbitration and ADR for North Asia, International Chamber of Commerce; Deputy Director, Judicial Research Instiution of Supreme People's Court of People's Republic of China; Deputy Head of International Affairs, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (2015-2016);

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Mr John A. Faylor (1945)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng/Deu
Frankfurt am Main / Germany

Bard College, B.A. 1967, University of Heidelberg; admitted to the courts of Germany since 1979; University of Michigan, LL.M.,1979, Attorney at law, admitted to the U.S. District Courts and the courts of the State of Pennsylvania since 1982; American citizen resident of Germany since 1967; Senior Counsel, Mayer Brown LLP; Frankfurt am Main, continuing representation of of sportswear and sport article manufacturers since 1985. Former Member of FIS Doping Panel (2007); Chairman, Anti-Doping Panel, World Archery Federation since 2007; Chairman of the Ethics Commission of The World Games since 2017;

Mr Ian S. Forrester QC (1945)

Barrister (United Kingdom) Fr/Eng
Luxembourg / Luxembourg

Nominated by the UK government to serve as a judge at the General Court of the European Union (2015-_); LL.B. Barrister. Queens Counsel. Honorary Professor, University of Glasgow (2010). Co-founder of Forrester & Norall, 1981; merged with White & Case LLP, 1998-2015. Specialized in European law (trade, customs, regulations, free movement of goods, services and persons, employment, precautionary principle, sport, competition, abuse of dominant position, cartels, chemicals, civil service, etc.).

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Mr Walter G. Gans (1936)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
New York / USA

Adviser, Distingued Neutrals Panel and  Executive Committee, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution; American Arbitration Association Corporate Counsel Committee; ADR Editorial Board; commercial and international panels; Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators.

Mr Paul E. George (1941)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Wellesley / Boston / USA

Juris Doctor; Principal in law firm of Kellogg & George. Served on various boards, committees and commissions of USOC and IOC. Experienced mediator and arbitrator.

Mr Alan E. Harris (1943)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng/Sp
San Francisco / USA

Lawyer. Visiting Professor, University of California (Boalt Hall School of Law). 1976-present, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel LLP.

Ms Siobán Healy QC (1965)

Barrister (United Kingdom / Ireland) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Ba Hons Jurisprudence, Oxford University; LLM Northwestern University, Chicago; Barrister (QC) and arbitrator in London.

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Mr Clifford J. Hendel (1957)

Attorney-at-law (USA / France) Fr/Eng/Sp
Madrid / Spain

Attorney-at-law (New York), solicitor (England and Wales), avocat à la cour (Paris) and abogado (Madrid). Global Executive Masters in International Sports Law, ISDE. Partner of the Madrid law firm Araoz & Rueda until June 2018. Hendel IDR (July 2018- ).

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Mr Mark Hovell (1968)

Solicitor (United Kingdom) Eng
Manchester / United Kingdom

Solicitor, Partner - Head of Sports Law Department Mills & Reeve LLP, Manchester; Former Secretary of British Basketball Players Association; external legal advisor to Professional Footballers Association and British Athletes Commission. Member of the National Anti-Doping Panel (NADP) in United Kingdom. Licensed Insolvency Practitioner. Member of "Rex Sport Asociación de Asesores del Deporte"

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Mr Ian Hunt (1959)

Barrister & Solicitor (New Zealand / United Kingdom) Eng
Christchurch / New Zealand

Barrister & Solicitor, New Zealand. Solicitor, England and Wales. Partner, Young Hunter Lawyers, Christchurch. Director High Performance Sport New Zealand. Represented New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) during the period 2007-2009. Member, FINA Ethics Panel (2013-2017). Director, Swimming New Zealand (2012-2014).

Prof. Martin Hunter (1937)

Barrister (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Barrister in private practice; Professor of international dispute resolution, Nottingham Law School; former member of the Appeals Committee of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).

Dr Michael Hwang (1943)

Barrister and Chartered Arbitrator (Singapore) Eng
Singapore / Singapore

Senior Counsel of the Supreme Court of Singapore (1997-); Commissioner of the United Nations Compensation Commission (claims against Iraq arising from Gulf War) (2000-2003); Singapore's non-resident Ambassador to Switzerland (2004-2013); Ambassador to Argentina (2015-present); President of Law Society of Singapore (2008-2010); Chief Justice of the Courts of Dubai Financial Centre (2010-); Vice Chairman, International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (Paris) 2006-2009; Vice President, International Council of Commercial Arbitration (2002 - 2010); Vice Chairman, International Bar Association, Arbitration Committee (2001 - 2003); Member, Permanent Court of Arbitration (The Hague) (1995 - 2010); Member, International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) (2006-2014).

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Mr Geraint Jones (1953)

Barrister, Q.C. (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Barrister and QC at 3 Paper Buildings Chambers; Chancery and Commercial Litigation. Recorder. Pt. Time Judge Tax Tribunal. Pt. Time Judge Immigration Tribunal. Arbitrator to the Motor Insurers Bureau. Judicial Panel of International Rugby Board. Judicial Panel Welsh Rugby Union. Tribunal Chair British Parachuting Association.Chair/Judge, Disciplinary Panel Appeals: R.F.U. Commercial Adjudicator, 2007 Rugby World Cup.

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Mr Bala Chandran Kandiah (1953)

Lawyer (Singapore) Eng
Singapore / Singapore

Advocate & Solicitor. Partner in Mallal & Namazie (Law Firm). Deputy Chairman of Disciplinary Committee of Singapore Professional Soccer League (1996-1997). Deputy Chairman of Disciplinary Committee of the Football Association of Singapore (1998-2002). Council Member and Chairman of Disciplinary Committee of the Football Association of Singapore (2003-todate). Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Singapore Hockey Federation (2006-todate). Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

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Ms Jennifer Kirby (1969)

Attorney-at-law (United Kingdom / USA) Eng
Paris / France

Founder, Kirby, Paris, France (2010-); Partner, Herbert Smith, Paris, France (2008-2010); Deputy Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, France (2005-2007); Counsel to the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, France (2002-2005); Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York, USA (1998-2001); Associate, Proskauer, New York, USA (1995-1998); University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, USA, JD (1995); Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, USA, BA (1991).

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Prof. Peter Koh (1951)

Barrister, Solicitor, Arbitrator (Singapore) Eng/Chi
Singapore / Singapore

LL.M-London. Barrister, Solicitor, Arbitrator. Sport lawyer and Head of Sports Practice Group at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP in Singapore. Visiting Professor of Sports law at China University of Political Science & Law. Current member, Disciplinary Tribunal at IAAF. Investigator, IAAF (2015-2017).

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Mr Richard H. Kreindler (1959)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Fr/Eng/Deu
Frankfurt/Main / Germany

Partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP; Formerly Partner in the law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP. Attorney, New York, Paris, Frankfurt. Commercial investment, construction and infrastructure arbitration before and under the rules of the leading global institutional and ad hoc arbitration regimes. Council Member, Institute of World Business Law of International Chamber of Commerce (Paris). Honorary Professor, University of Münster, Germany.

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Mr Ken E. Lalo (1958)

Attorney-at-law (Israel / USA) Eng
Tel-Aviv / Israel

Attorney-at-law in Israel and in Washington DC. President and CEO, Grand Automotive LP. Member of the Bureau of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI)(1999-2007). Chairman of the Tribunal of the FEI (1999-2011). Member of the FEI Judicial Committee (1996-1999). Chairman, the Israel Equestrian Federation (1993-1997, 2001-2009 and 2014 - Present).

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Mr Kok-Keng Lau (1964)

Attorney-at-law (Singapore) Eng
Singapore / Singapore

Partner at Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP; Legal Advisor to the Singapore Asian Youth Games Organising Committee; Legal Advisor to the South East Asia Games 2015 Organising Committee; Vice-Chairman of professional S-League team Geylang International Football Club; Chairman of disciplinary Committee of Geylang International Football Club; Honorary Secretary to the Football Association of Singapore's Captain's Advisory Panel (2009-2011)

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Prof. Dr. Zhi Li (1972)

Attorney-at-law (China) Chi/Eng
Fujian / China

Juris doctor; Professor of Law Fuzhou University Law School, Director of International Law Institute (2006- );

Mr Chi Liu (1963)

Attorney-at-law (China) Eng/Chi
Beijing / China

JunZeJun Law Offices, Beijing. Member of China Law Society Sports Law Chapter; Asian Football Confederation (“AFC”), Entry Control Body, Chairperson; former FIFA Ethics Committee member(2013-2016); FIBA appeal panel member; FIVB Vice Chairman of Arbitral Tribunal; Board member of Beijing Law Society Sports Law and Olympic Legal Affairs Committee. Arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. Member of the CAS ad hoc Division at the Summer Olympic Games, Beijing 2008, and at the Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver 2010.

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Mr Lin Kok Loh (1947)

Attorney-at-law (Singapore) Eng
Singapore / Singapore

Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. Legal Adviser, Asian Amateur Athletic Association. Legal Adviser, Asian Bodybuilding Association. President, Singapore Amateur Athletic Association. Former Member IAAF Arbitration Panel. Member of the Legal Committee of World Anti-Doping Agency.

Mr Song Lu (1957)

Professor of law (China) Eng/Chi
Beijing / China

LL.M. Dean of Faculty, International Law Dept, China Foreign Affairs University. Formerly Senior Counsel, Yao Liang Law Office. Arbitrator and Mediator.

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Mr Charles Manzoni (1963)

Barrister (United Kingdom) Eng
London and Hong Kong / United Kingdom

Advocate and Arbitrator in Commercial Law since 1988 specialising in international Disputes. Qualified in Hong Kong and London and appointed Queens Counsel in 2009 and Hong Kong in 2011. High Court Judge in Hong Kong. Vice President of Hong Kong Sailing Federation. Member of Constitutional Committee of World Sailing. Chairman of World Sailing Judicial Board.

Mr Stuart C. McInnes (1956)

Solicitor (United Kingdom) Fr/Eng
London / United Kingdom

Solicitor, Consultant to the Sport Department, Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP, formerly Managing Partner, Pritchard Englefield Solicitors. Director, British Showjumping Association; Chair, Parkour Earth, Member of Rex Sport Asociación de Asesores del Deporte. Visiting Professor to Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia, Madrid, Spain and Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

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Mr Alexander McLin (1970)

Attorney-at-law (Switzerland / USA) Fr/Eng
Geneva / Switzerland

Executive Director, ASA - Swiss Arbitration Association. Member, IAAF Legal Commission; IAAF Working Group on Governance and Integrity Reform. Member, World Rowing (FISA) Ethics Group. Secretary General and CEO, Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) (2007-2011). General Counsel, FEI (2005-2009). General Counsel, CNET Channel Services (CNET Networks, now CBS Interactive) (2000-2004). Attorney-at-law, Baker & McKenzie, New York (1998-2000). Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva (1997). World Economic Forum, Geneva/Davos (1993-1999). J.D. Duke University School of Law (1999).

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Mr Niall P. Meagher (1965)

Attorney-at-law (Ireland / USA) Fr/Eng
Geneva / Switzerland

Attorney-at-law. Executive Director of the Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL). Former Senior Counsel at the ACWL (2004-2012).

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Mr Henry Menin (1938)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands / USA

Bachelor of Arts. Bachelor of Laws. Former practicing lawyer (commercial litigation). Certified Mediator. Sailing US National Champion, Robin Class (1972-1973). President of Virgin Islands Sailing Association (1995-1999). International Sailing Federation International Judge (1992-present). ISAF International Umpire (1995-present). Chairman, ISAF Match Racing Committee (2005-present). Member of the Jury for the Louis Vuitton Challenger Series and 32 Americs Cup (2004-2007).

Mr Jeffrey Mishkin (1948)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
New York / USA

Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Former Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer,  National Basketball Association.  

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Prof. Matthew Mitten (1959)

Professor of law (USA) Eng
Milwaukee / USA

Professor of Law and Executive Director, National Sports Law Institute and LL.M in Sports Law Program for Foreign Lawyers at Marquette University Law School (Milwaukee, Wisconsin).Member of the American Arbitration Association Commercial and National Sports arbitration panels as well as the Ladies Professional Golfers Association, UFC, and United States Anti-doping Agency drug testing panels. Member, Board of Directors and former President (May 2015-May 2017), Sports Lawyers Association. Formerly professor of law at South Texas College of Law (Houston, Texas), attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend, LLP (Atlanta, Georgia), and chair, National Collegiate Athletic Association Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports Committee. Member, CAS ad hoc Division at Winter Olympic Games, Sochi, 2014.

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Mr John Paul Mowberry (1969)

Solicitor (United Kingdom) Eng
Glasgow / United Kingdom

Solicitor at Bridge Litigation; Principal external legal advisor to the Professional Football Association of Scotland;

Mr Mark Muedeking (1954)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Washington / USA

JD. Attorney-at-law. Partner, DLA Piper LLP (US). Former General Counsel and Managing Director, US Olympic Committee. Adjunct Professor of law, Antioch University. Attorney, US Department of Justice. Counsel for USA Biathlon.

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Mr James Michael Murphy (1943)

Judge (USA) Eng
Spokane / USA

Judge, Superior Court State of Washington. Former Member IAAF Arbitration Panel. Chair, Law and Legislation Committee USA Track & Field Federation. USA Track & Field National Board of Review co-chair and Member. Past Member USA Track & Field Board of Directors.

Mr Christopher Murray (1971)

Attorney-at-law (United Kingdom) Eng
Manchester / United Kingdom

Attorney-at-law. Partner at Clyde & Co. Judicial Panel- British Swimming. Chair of Judicial Panel - Len (European swimming). Sports agent - Sir Chris Hoy - British Cyclist.

Ms Cameron Myler (1968)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
New York / USA

Four-time Olympian in the sport of luge; Clinical Assistant Professor of Sports Law and Governance at New York University; attorney-at-law in New York.

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Mr Laurent Niddam (1960)

Attorney-at-law (France / USA) Fr/Eng
Budapest / Hungary

Attorney at law admitted to the New York and Paris Bars. Independent arbitrator and counsel in commercial and investment arbitrations. Former Senior Partner: Szecskay, Attorneys at Law, Budapest. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and approved faculty member of the Institute. Member of the Tribunal of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI).

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Ms Maidie E. Oliveau (1953)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Fr/Eng
Los Angeles / USA

Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center; Counsel in the law firm of Arent Fox, LLP, Los Angeles, California, USA; executive at the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee (1984); former managing director of Women's International Professional Tennis Council (now WTA Tour, Inc.); represents sports events, leagues, teams, major corporations and individuals in sports acquisitions, marketing and television/media transactions; arbitrator on Olympic, doping and professional sports matters for American Arbitration Association and International Center for Dispute Resolution and on numerous CAS cases;.member of the CAS ad hoc Division at the Olympic Games, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, London 2012 and at the Olympic Winter Games, Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006.

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Mr Ucheora Onwuamaegbu (1965)

Solicitor (Nigeria / United Kingdom) Fr/Eng
Bethesda / USA

Consulting Attorney at Arent Fox LLP in Washington, D.C. (2015-); Barrister and Solicitor of Supreme Court of Nigeria. Solicitor Supreme Court of England and Wales. Editorial Committee Member, Columbia University Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy. Member, Peer Review Board, ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal. Legal Advisor, Kuwait National Focal Point (KNFPP), Kuwait City. Arbitration Principal, Onwuamaegbu and Co., Lagos; 2001-2010: the World Bank, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Washington D.C.

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Mr Pavel Pivovarov (1981)

Attorney (Russia) Eng/Ru
Saint Petersburg / Russia

FC Zenit JSC Deputy General Director - Administrative Director, Executive Board Member, Representative of the Club in European Club Association; Football Union of Russia: Legal Committee Member, Arbitrator of the Players' Status Committee; European Club Association: Legal Advisory Panel Member; member of the Institutional Relations Working Group; former arbitrator of Football Union of Russia Dispute Resolution Chamber;

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Sir Oliver Popplewell (1927)

Lawyer (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Former High Court Judge. Member of the Sports Disputes Resolution Panel (UK). Member of the ICC Commission enquiring into corruption (match fixing).

Ms Jennifer L. Price (1958)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Houston / USA

J.D. Attorney-at-law. Independent arbitrator, formerly King & Spalding LLP, Partner, International Arbitration and Litigation. United States Equestrian Federation, Legal Review Committee (2001-2012). United States Equestrian Federation, Ethics Committee (2004-present).

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Mr Chelva R. Rajah SC (1948)

Lawyer (Singapore) Eng
Singapore / Singapore

Senior Counsel and Partner, Tan Rajah & Cheah law firm; Board Member and Panel Member, Singapore International Arbitration Centre; Panel Member Singapore International Mediation Centre; Vice President Singapore Cricket Association (1983-1992); Represented Singapore in Cricket (1974-1987).

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Ms Barbara Reeves (1949)

Arbitrator & Mediator (USA) Eng
Malibu / USA

J.D. - Harvard Law School. Arbitrator and Mediator with JAMS. Partner in international law firms (1981-1999). Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Edison International and Southern California Edison (1999-2005). Owner of horses competing at international level in show jumping.

His Honour James Robert Reid QC (1943)

Judge (United Kingdom) Eng
West Liss / United Kingdom

Retired Circuit Judge. Chairman Football League Appeals Committee and Professional Football compensation Committee. Has chaired FA Premier League Disciplinary Committees and disciplinary committees in athletics and squash.

Ms Deanna Reiss (1966)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
New York / USA

Juris Doctor; Founding partner in law firm specializing in international sport issues; Arbitrator, US Anti-Doping Agencys Protocol for Olympic Movement Testing (American Arbitration Association); CONCACAF legal Counsel.

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Mr David W. Rivkin (1955)

Lawyer (USA) Eng
New York / USA

Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; Member, Board of Directors and Chair, Law Committee, American Arbitration Association (AAA); Chair, International Bar Association Legal Practice Division; President, London Court of International Arbitration North American Users Council; Director, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce; Member of the CAS ad hoc Division at the Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City 2002 and at the Summer Olympic Games, Athens 2004.

Prof. Gary R. Roberts (1948)

Professor of Law (USA) Eng
Peoria, Illinois / USA

J.D.1975, Stanford University. Attorney-at-law. President, Bradley University, Peoria (2016- ); Dean & General L. Bepko Professor of Law, Indiana Univ. McKinney School of Law. Director & Officer, Sports Lawyers Associatiohn (U.S.). Consultant on Sports Business & Legal Issues (current clients include Minor League Baseball; the Batimore Orioles Baseball Team). Former counsel to the National Football League and National Hockey League (1976-83). Founder and Director of the Sports Law Certificate Program at Tulane University Law School (1983-2007).

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Mr Anthony Rogers GBS QC JP (1946)

Barrister (United Kingdom) Eng
Hong Kong / Hong Kong

Chairman of the Hong Kong Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel; Company Secretary of the Hong Kong, China Rowing Association; Company Secretary of Hong Kong Chinese Lady Golfers' Association; Chairman of Disciplinary Panel of Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee.

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Mr Murray Rosen QC (1953)

Attorney-at-law (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Deputy High Court Judge, Chancery Recorder, arbitrator and mediator, barrister, founding chairman of the Bar Sports Law Group; former Chairman and Director of the British Association for Sport & Law; Panel Chair with Sports Resolutions UK and the FA Disciplinary Commission.

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Mr Jeffrey Rosenthal (1967)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
New York / USA

J.D. Attorney-at-law. Director, New York International Arbitration Center. Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.

Mr Alan I. Rothenberg (1939)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Los Angeles / USA

Juris Doctor. Full time neutral on the following panels: (1) AAA Complex litigation; (2) ADR services; (3) American film marketing association; (4) CPR. Former partner Latham & Watkins (1990-2000). Vice President and Commissioner of Soccer, 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Vice President of Los Angeles Lakers, Wolves, Kings, (1967-1979). President of Los Angeles Clippers, (1984-1989). Chairman and CEO of 1994 FIFA World Cup. President of United States Soccer Federation. Chairman of 1999 FIFA Womens World Cup. Founder & Board Member, United States Soccer Federation.

Mr Barry Sanders (1945)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Beverly Hills / USA

J.D. Attorney-at-law. Formerly, senior partner, and head of international practice at law firm Latham & Watkins. Currently adjunct professor at UCLA in the Law School and in the Department of Communication of the College of Arts and Sciences. Currently member of sports arbitration panel of American Arbitration Association. Formerly served as President, Board of Commissioners, Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks. President, Board of Commissioners, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena. Chairman, Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games. Director and Secretary of Los Angeles Sports Council and Director, Los Angeles Bid Committee for 2028 Olympic Games (LA2028). Acted as counsel for many sports events and organizations including Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, Salt Lake City Olympic Organinzing Committee; 1994 World Cup Organizing Committee; Americas Cup Organizing Committee in San Diego; Goodwill Games; and Los Angeles Dodgers. Founded and chaired the International Law Section of the California State Bar Association. Founded and chaired the Los Angeles Center for International Commercial Arbitration.

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Mr Philippe Sands (1960)

Professor of Law (United Kingdom / France) Fr/Eng
London / United Kingdom

Professor of Law, University College London. Barrister (QC), Matrix Chambers, London. Diretor, Centre for International Courts and Tribunals, UCL.

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Mr Pathmanaban Selvadurai (1933)

Lawyer (Singapore) Eng
Singapore / Singapore

Attorney at Law. Consultant with the law firm of Tan Rajah & Cheah. Past President and present Member of Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) (1994-1995), Singapore Representative in the Council of the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA).

Ms Barbara Shycoff (1963)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Chevy Chase / USA

LLM, Boston University; J.D., George Washington University; B.S. in criminal justice, Old Dominion University; current member of the United States Olympic Commitee (USOC) Legislation Committee; former member of the Athletes Advisory Council; former Chairman of the US Swimming national board of review; former Chairman of the USS Athletes Committee; member of the CAS ad hoc Division at the Summer Olympic Games, Atlanta, 1996.

Mr Nicholas Stewart QC (1947)

QC, Barrister, Judge, Arbitrator, mediator (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

Football Association Appeal Board Chairman Panel; Sport Resolutions UK Panel of Arbitrators; World Rugby Anti-Doping Judicial Panel; Scottish Premier League Commission of Inquiry into Rangers FC 2012-2013; Deputy High Court Judge, England and Wales 1991-2017.

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Mr Romano F. Subiotto (1961)

Attorney-at-law (United Kingdom) Fr/Eng/Deu/Sp/It
Bruxelles / Belgium

QC. Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Solicitor-Advocate (England and Wales). Counsel to the International Olympic Committee since 2002 on all EC competition matters.

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Mr Paul A.J. Supramaniam (1957)

Attorney-at-law (Singapore) Eng
Singapore / Singapore

Chairman and Managing Partner - Law Asia; Member/Quasi judicial role Disciplinary Committee of the Singapore National Olympic Council, Panel of legal advisors of the Singapore National Olympic Committee; Special Advisor to the President of the National Equestrian Federation of Singapore. See CV for further details.

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Hon. John Charles Thomas (Ret.) (1950)

Attorney-at-law (USA) Eng
Richmond / USA

Chief of Appellate Practice Hunton and Williams. Member Executive Commission and Law Commission of American Arbitration Association. Former Co-Chair National Mediation Commission, American Arbitration Association. Former Justice of Supreme Count of Virginia.

Ms Blondel Thompson (1953)

Barrister (United Kingdom) Eng
Birmingham / United Kingdom

Barrister-at-law (specialing in crime and sports law). Panel of Arbitrators - UK Sport Resolutions. 1998 Anti-Doping Athletics - Panel Member. 2001-present, Anti-Doping Bobsleigh - Chairman. Appeal Court for Football Association & Swimming - Chairman. Specialist Advisor to the UK National Anti-Doping Panel, 2014; Football Specialist to The Football Association, Member of the CAS ad hoc division for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014; former track and field athlete and 100m hurdles British and Commonwealth record holder.

Mr Stephen Townley (1952)

Solicitor (United Kingdom) Eng
London / United Kingdom

LL.M., University LSE London; solicitor (1978); FCIArb and CIArb Accredited Mediator Expert in sports dispute management and resolution particularly involving technology, governance, media, data and betting. Worked extensively in Asia, the Middle East and India. Set up and grew, with his partners, the boutique law firm, Townleys. The practice merged with Squire Saunders in 2001. Clients/projects included agencies such as CSI Octagon, sponsors such as Coca-Cola, federations and governing bodies such as ITF, IRB, FIFA, ICC, FIA, IOC and events such as FIFA World Cup, Rugby World Cup, Olympic Games, F1 and venues such as the Singapore Sports Hub.

Mr Nicolas Ulmer (1952)

Attorney-at-law (Switzerland / USA) Fr/Eng/Sp
Geneva / Switzerland

Partner at Budin & Associés, Geneva, former Head of Arbitration Practice at Winston & Strawn, extensive experience as arbitrator, WIPO domain name panellist and mediator, former trial observer for Amnesty International

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Mr Daniel Visoiu (1970)

Attorney-at-law (Romania / USA) Eng
Bucharest / Romania

Visoiu Law Firm, Bucharest, Romania. Licensed to practice with the Florida (USA) Bar, Board Certified Specialist in International Law (Florida Bar), Registered Foreign Lawyer with Bucharest Bar (Romania). Secretary General, Bucharest International Arbitration Court (BIAC). Founding and current member of Romanian Olympic and Sports Committees Ethics Commission. Voting Member of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (2005-present).

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Mr John T. Wendt (1951)

Professor (USA) Eng
Minneapolis / USA

B.A. in Humanities (University of Minnesota); M.A. American Studies, (University of Minnesota); J.D. William Mitchell College of Law; American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration and Olympic Panels; Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Special Anti-Doping Panel; Arbitrator, Hennepin County Court Services, State of Minnesota; Appointed to the Sate of Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission; Member, Olympic Studies International Diretory of the Centre dEstudis Olímpics at the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona; Member of the Special Panel for the XIII Pan American Games; MBA Director, Sports and Entertainment Management, University of St.Thomas; Former Counsel, International Womens Professional Softball Players Association; Former of Counsel, United States Amateur Athletic Union; Fomer Inside Counsel, Twin Cities Festival Organizing Committee, United States Olympic Festival 90; Former Member of Board of Governors, USA Water Polo; Former Member, Counselors Committee, USA Swimming; University of Minnesota Aquatics Hall of Fame.

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Ms Carolyn B. Witherspoon (1950)

Lawyer (USA) Eng
Little Rock / USA

JD; President, Arkansas Bar Association (1995-96); attorney at law in law firm Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.

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Mr. Glenn Wong (1952)

Attorney-at-law; Professor (USA) Eng
Leverett, MA / USA

Juris doctor; Executive Director/Distinguished Professor of Practice (sports law), Sports law & Business Program (ASU); Arbitrator, American National Football League (NFL); Salary Arbitration Practioner Major League Baseball.

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Mr Wei (David) Wu (1968)

Attorney-at-law (China / Brazil) Eng/Chi
Shanghai / China

Partner at Llinks Law firm (2017- ); Formerly founding and senior partner of Boss & Young Attorneys-at-Law. Head of Shanghai Bar Association Education & Sport Committee. Member of China Law Society Sports Law Chapter. Member of Rex Sport Asociación de Asesores del Deporte. Former President and Global Executive Committee Member of PLG International Lawyers. Pluralistic Master Mentor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ko Guan Law School. Arbitrator at the CAS ad-hoc Division for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

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