Sport Resolutions has announced the appointment of Manchester based Barrister Paul Gilroy to the National Anti-Doping Panel (NADP).
In welcoming the appointment NADP President Peter Leaver QC said:
"I am delighted that someone of Paul Gilroy's calibre is joining the Panel. He will play a key role in helping to ensure that athletes get a fair hearing when faced with doping charges before an NADP Tribunal"
Paul Gilroy said:
I am looking forward very much to working with Peter Leaver and all members of the NADP to play my part in dealing with anti-doping cases in an even-handed and consistent way"
Paul Gilroy has extensive experience of chairing sports disciplinary hearings and employment tribunals. He is an Appeal Board Chairman of the FA and has been a part time Employment Judge since 2000.
The National Anti-Doping Panel (NADP) is an independent body established to determine anti-doping cases and appeals in sport in the United Kingdom. The NADP is independently operated by Sport Resolutions (UK) under the judicial leadership of NADP President Peter Leaver QC. The NADP operates under its own procedural rules and is afforded jurisdiction through the UK National Anti-Doping Rules which have been adopted by 95% of governing bodies.