Panel of Arbitrators

Panel of Arbitrators

Dr. Jack Anderson

Dr. Jack Anderson lectures in law at Queen’s University Belfast. He had published widely on the topice of sports law, most recently, a book entitled The Legality of Boxing (Routledge, 2007). He is a qualified arbitrator, being a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is a member of both the UK Sports Dispute Resolution Panel and the GAA’s Dispute Resolution Authority. Originally from Limerick, his interest in sport is principally, but not exclusively, in hurling and rugby.

David Casserly B.L.

David Casserly, a member of the Bars of Ireland and New York, is an Accredited Mediator and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Prior to practising at the Irish Bar, David practised as an attorney with a major international law firl and also spent three and a half years as the Legal Counsel and Head of Mediation at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). David is an accomplished sportsman, with representative rugby honours.

Liam Keane

Liam qualified as a solicitor in 1987 and is a partner in the firm of Liam Keane & Partners, which is based in Dunshaughlin, County Meath. Liam is currently Chairman of the GAA’s Central Hearings Committee and was the first secretary of its independent arbitration body, the DRA. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (irish Branch) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, based in London. He is also Accredited Mediator.

Colm O hOisin S.C

Colm Ó hOisin is a senior counsel who has been practicing at the Irish Bar for 20 years. He has a wide ranging practice including commercial, administrative/public law, constitutional and personal injury work. Colm has a particularly specialty in maritime disputes. Colm is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has been appointed as arbitrator in several cases as well as acted as counsel in a number of arbitration hearings and tribunals. Colm is also an accredited mediator. He is currently the chairman of the Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the Bar Council of Ireland. Colm’s sporting interests include Gaelic Football, Rugby, Tennis and Sailing. He is currently Deputy President of Donnybrook Tennis Club.

Ercus Stewart S.C.

Ercus is a senior counsel having been called to the Irish Bar in 1970. He is also a member of the bars of Northern Ireland, England and Wales and New South Wales. His practice includes Commercial and Civil Law, Contract, Employment Law and also International and Domestic Commercial Arbitration. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London. He is a member of a number of world-renowned arbitration panels including the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (“I.C.D.R.”), New York & Dublin, the ICC panel in Dublin and the Sports Disputes Resolution Panel, London. He has a keen interest in sport and is an active participant in the Irish Mountain Running Association.

Pat Barriscale B.L.

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Moira Flahive B.L.

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Roderick Maguire

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