National Sports Arbitration Role for Harrogate Lawyer - Press Release

25 March 2015

peter mccormickExpertise and extensive experience in Sports Law has led to the reappointment of the Senior Partner of Harrogate-based McCormicks Solicitors to the national sports dispute resolution body.

Peter McCormick, who is acting Chairman of the Premier League, has been reappointed to the Sport Resolutions (UK) Panels of Arbitrators and Mediators for another three-year term.

The appointment means that he will continue to Chair arbitrations. In addition he has been appointed to three expert panels within the organisation: Commercial; Football; and Integrity and Discipline.

Sport Resolutions (UK) is an independent dispute resolution service for sport in the United Kingdom, offering arbitration, mediation, expert opinion and tribunal appointment and administration services. It plays a major role in developing and planning dispute resolution services which help to maintain high standards of conduct and fair play both on and off the field.

McCormicks is recognised by the leading independent Guides to the profession, the UK Legal 500 and Chambers UK, as one of the leading firms in the country for Sports Law.