Panels of MediatorsJSI is an independent dispute resolution service for Irish Sport offering both a Mediation and Arbitration facility.
Members of each panel are required to comply with the JSI Code of Conduct for Panel Members.
Panel of Mediators
Paddy has been involved in the administration of the sport of sailing since 1983. He was President of the Irish Sailing Association between 1998 & 2002. One of the principal achievements of his Preseidency was the development and implementation of sailing’s first strategic plans. Indeed this was the first such plan developed by a national governing body in Ireland. His term in office also saw a substantial growth in membership and professional staff. Paddy was also a keen rugby player at school and later on, in Clontarf Rugby Football Club. He remains a keen rugby supporter and a member of Blackrock Rugby Football Club.
Brian is accredited as mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London. Brian’s main sporting interest is rugby. He is a member of UCD RFC and Garryowen FC. He captained the 3rd A team in UCD in 1967/8. Brian also played for Palmerstown, Aer Lingus and Brussels British. He is a keen golfer and is Chairman and a Life Member of Limerick County Golf and Country Club.
Turlough O' Donnell
Ercus Stewart S.C.
David Casserly B.L.
He previously acted as Légal Counsel and Head of Mediation for the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, during which time he was the CAS Légal Counsel at the Commonwealth and Olympic Games. He also previously practised in the international arbitration departments of Shearman & Sterling in Paris and Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler in Geneva, as well as completing an internship at the ICDR/AAA in New York. In addition to acting as counsel, he regularly sits as an arbitrator or mediator, or as chairman of anti-doping tribunals. He also lectures on sports law and arbitration law in Ireland, Spain and Switzerland. Mr Casserly is an accomplished sportsman, with representative rugby honours.