Gavin Dingley FCIArb


Gavin has a domestic and international practice specialising in international arbitration, sports and entertainment law. As part of his international practice, he is a member of the Brussels Bar, and has rights of audience before the Astana International Finance Centre Court in Kazakhstan and Abu Dhabi Global Market in the UAE.

As part of his regulatory practice Gavin represents professionals before disciplinary tribunals and has a particular focus on sports. He appears before domestic (Rule K) and international arbitral tribunals (CAS, UEFA, FIFA and the FIA) and advises on selection, doping, eligibility, safeguarding, integrity and disciplinary issues affecting athletes, management, clubs and leagues from a range of different sports and jurisdictions. He brings a unique perspective to cases having been a high-level athlete himself before coming to the Bar.

Gavin’s commercial practice has a focus on international commercial arbitration. He advises international corporations and often acts as part of large multi-jurisdictional legal teams as led or sole counsel in complex commercial disputes involving parties from Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He represents clients in disputes administered under the LCIA, SCC, ICC, SIAC and UNCITRAL rules, and also has experience with post-award matters at the annulment and enforcement stages. Moreover, he has received, and continues to accept, appointments as sole and co-arbitrator.

Gavin is both direct access and litigation qualified. This means he can be instructed directly by general counsel from international corporations, governments, state officials, businesspeople, federations, agents and athletes.

Sports Law

International Arbitration

Business Immigration


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