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Regulatory Advocate (Barrister or Solicitor Advocate)

Regulatory Advocate (Barrister or Solicitor Advocate)

  • The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grass roots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International teams, and has two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St George’s Park.
  • An exciting and challenging in-house role has arisen for a practising barrister or solicitor advocate to advise on, prepare and present cases that fall within The FA’s regulatory remit.
  • The cases involve parties subject to The FA’s jurisdiction, including players, managers, clubs and intermediaries. The cases range from on-field behaviour, crowd control, anti-doping, match-fixing, betting, financial misconduct, discrimination, media comments, and safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
  • You will have experience in criminal or regulatory law and advocacy experience, including witness handling (ideally gained in the criminal courts).
  • You will have a knowledge of and interest in football.

The Football Association Limited


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