Dr Leanne O’Leary Senior Lecturer in Law

Dr Leanne O’Leary, Senior Lecturer in Law and member of the Centre for Sports Law Research,  has been appointed to the Premier League Judicial Panel.  

The Premier League recently created a new judicial panel to adjudicate independently on disciplinary cases referred to it by the Premier League Board, and to resolve disputes between the Premier League clubs and managers. Other appointees to the Panel include a former Supreme Court judge, former Court of Appeal judges, several Queen’s Counsel and top sports law barristers and solicitors.   Edge Hill University graduate, former Premier League player and now solicitor, Mr Gareth Farrelly, is also included on the Panel.