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The FA appoints John Mehrzad to be Anti-Discrimination Panel Chairman
Following an application and selection process, the Head of
Littleton’s Sports Law Group, John Mehrzad, has been appointed by the Football Association to the County
Disciplinary (Anti-Discrimination) FA Chairman’s Panel. The Panel hear
and determine cases into allegations of alleged discrimination at county level
of domestic football.
John is also currently a panellist for Sport Resolutions,
the domestic sports appeals, mediation and arbitration service and a pro
bono panellist at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He was previously
selected as an advocate for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympics and
to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. He also acts as a FA Rule K
Littleton is delighted to announce this latest appointment
for a member of its highly regarded Sports Law Group with Damian Brown QC
and Timothy Higginson
having been appointed as Legal Chairs of the British Equestrian Federation earlier this year.