TITLE

Arsenal's Cole shrugs off conflict to pursue appeal

AUTHOR(S)
Hoare, Steve
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;6/6/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 22, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Arsenal FC footballer Ashley Cole decision to clear his lawyer Graham Shear to appeal against his tapping-up fine. Shear advised him to seek independent advice after the Premier League Commission's guilty verdict. Concerns about conflicts of interest were raised after the commission's guilty verdict raised questions about the role of Cole's agent Jonathan Barnett in the saga. Shear worked on the inquiry with leading sports counsel David Pannick QC of Blackstone Chambers.
ACCESSION #
17334913

 

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