Susan Ahern who is a barrister, international arbitrator and accredited mediator with a specialization in sports law and regulation. She is currently Chair of the Sports Law Bar Association of Ireland, and formerly was General Counsel for World Rugby/ Rugby World Cup limited. She has over 25 years experience as an iNED including RTE, World Wheelchair Rugby, UCI Cycling World Championships, Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board and the Residential Tenancies Board.
In our first legal series of 2023 we are delighted to bring together three voices from the Irish legal scene and one from the UK bar. We discuss the challenge of employment law and its evolution, how to build a branch office of a law firm from scratch through focusing on values, the benefits of professional sport and legal practice and the burgeoning and fast-paced development of the field of Sports law.
Bonus: Christian Scotland-Williamson: Why the Standard is the Standard, in Professional Rugby, the NFL and Life
Christian Scotland-Williamson is a two sport athlete who played Premiership rugby at a professional level in the UK, and then moved to the US where he played NFL football with the Pittsburgh Steelers. While playing sport he completed an MSc in International Business and he is currently pursuing a course to become a barrister and is a broadcaster for TalkSport.