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Panels

JSI is an independent dispute resolution service for Irish Sport offering both a Mediation and Arbitration facility.

If you are interested in joining either panel please contact Sarah O’Connor at registrar@justsport.ie for further information.
Members of each panel are required to comply with the JSI Code of Conduct for Panel Members.

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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Panel of Mediators

Paddy Maguire

Paddy is a practising chartered accountant and auditor and has been so since qualifying in 1983. His practice involves Corporate Audit and taxation services together with personal compliance taxation services. The practice also provides business advisory services such as share valuations and acting as meeting Chairman. In particular, the practice specialises in dispute resolution services in the areas of mediation and Arbitration. Paddy is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, holds a Diploma in Arbitration Law & Practice and is an accredited as a mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and an Associate of The Irish Taxation Institute.
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 McLoghlin

Brian McLoghlin is experienced in the aviation industry, cross border financing and leasing transactions, joint ventures, business acquisitions and general commercial law. He is involved in a range of activities including mediation, commercial legal practice, aviation consultancy and membership of company boards (some of which he chairs). Brian began his career as a barrister but subsequently became a solicitor working mainly in-house, including as Company Lawyer of Aer Lingus and finally as Group Secretary and Chief Legal Officer of GPA Group plc. He has considerable international experience, having worked with GPA in the US and the EU Commission in Brussels.

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

Turlough O’Donnell is a senior counsel having been called to the Irish Bar in 1979. An accredited mediator, Turlough is currently Chairman of the Bar Council of Ireland and has been re-elected to the position for 2007/2008.

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 Disputer Resolution Panel, London. He has a keen interest in sport and is an active participant in the Irish Mountain Running Association.

David Casserly B.L.

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

Niamh O'Carroll Kelly

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