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John Mehrzad appointed to British Cycling Review Panel

John Mehrzad has been appointed to
the Independent Review Panel jointly commissioned by UK Sport and The British
Cycling Federation to consider what needs to potentially change culturally
within British Cycling’s World Class Programme.

The following are also members of the panel:

  • Annamarie Phelps CBE (Chair): Chairman
    of British Rowing, British Olympic Association Executive Board Member, former
    Olympian and World Champion in rowing
  • Stuart Lancaster: Former Head Coach of
    the England national rugby union team
  • Annie Panter: London 2012 bronze
    medallist in hockey for Team GB

The
formal announcement by UK Sport is found here. The panel
will be administered by Sport Resolutions.

John specialises in sports, employment and commercial
law. He has particular expertise in legal issues arising from equalities and
discrimination and selection disputes in sport. He has been awarded ACQ Sports
Law Barrister of the Year in 2015 and 2016, is an independent Chairman on the
FA’s anti-discrimination panel, and was appointed as an advocate to the London
2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth
Games. He has acted before numerous sports-specific panels including the FA,
Premier League, RFU, UEFA, FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport. 

For any enquiries about the above please
contact Littleton’s Commercial Director, Nigel McEwen on NMcEwen@littletonchambers.co.uk or 0207 797 8600.

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