Sporting Clube de Portugal v Rúben Ribeiro
Successfully assisting Portuguese football player Rúben Ribeiro in the appeal filed by Portuguese club Sporting Clube de Portugal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Sporting Clube de Portugal’s claim for more than EUR 60 million for termination of contract without just cause was dismissed by the CAS.
Ofosu Appiah v Latvian Football Federation
Successfully representing Ghanaian football player Ofosu Appiah in his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, against the decision of the Latvian Football Federation sanctioning him with a one-year suspension from football for his alleged involvement in match-fixing. Ofosu Appiah has been cleared of all accusations of wrongdoing.
MAS de Fès v Alexis Yougouda Kada & Karime Benjamin Makongo
Successfully representing Cameroonian football players Alexis Yougouda Kada and Karime Benjamin Makongo in the appeals filed by Moroccan club MAS de Fès at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The FIFA DRC decisions finding that the players were entitled to compensation following their termination of their employment contracts with just cause were confirmed in full.
Predrag Vujovic v Andijon Futbol Sport PFK
Successfully assisting FIFPRO in the appeal filed by Montenegrin football player Predrag Vujovic at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), against the decision by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee not to enforce a decision of the FIFA DRC against Uzbek club Andijon Futbol Sport PFK. The CAS partially upheld the appeal so that the proceedings against the club could resume.
Benjamin Acheampong v Zamalek Sports Club
Successfully representing Ghanaian football player Benjamin Acheampong in his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), against the decision of the FIFA DRC which rejected his claim for compensation after he unilaterally terminated his employment contract with Egyptian club Zamalek Sports Club. The CAS set aside the FIFA DRC decision and granted compensation to Benjamin Acheampong.
Jessie Morgan v Amis du Basketball Contern
Successfully representing US basketball player Jessie Morgan in his claim for compensation against Amis du Basketball Contern (Luxembourg) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal, following the termination of his employment contract after he sustained an injury during a basketball game.
AS Olympique Meiganga et al. v Fédération Camerounaise de Football
Successfully assisting amateur football clubs in their appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, against the Fédération Camerounaise de Football ("FECAFOOT"), annulling the resolutions and regulations adopted by the Extraordinary General Assembly of FECAFOOT of 10 October 2018, as well as all subsequent elections held at department, regional and national levels on the basis of the newly adopted regulations (in particular, the results of the elections of the president and Executive Committee of the FECAFOOT).
New Stars FC de Douala v Fédération Camerounaise de Football
Successfully representing the club New Stars FC de Douala, in its appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, against the Fédération Camerounaise de Football after being relegated to League 2 following the 2018/2019 football season in Cameroon.
LFPC v FECAFOOT
Successfully representing the Ligue de Football Professionnel du Cameroun (“LFPC”), Cameroun’s professional football league, in its appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, ending the suspension and restoring the LFPC’s right to organise professional football championships in Cameroon, as from 18 October 2019.
Fidel Martínez v Atlas FC
Successfully representing Fidel Martínez in his appeal before the CAS against Atlas FC for breach of contract.
Dalian Pro v KRC Genk
Successfully representing Dalian Pro in having a claim from KRC Genk in relation to the transfer of Yannick Ferreira Carrasco dismissed.
Aloys Fouda v Ecole de Football des Brasseries du Cameroun & CNOSC
Successfully representing Cameroonian professional football player, Aloys Fouda in his appeal to the CAS against two decisions of the Cameroon National Olympic Committee’s conciliation and arbitration chamber. An addendum to Aloys Fouda’s employment contract, extending his initial 3-year term by an additional 3 years, was found to be not binding on him as he was a minor when it was signed.
PSG & Neymar Jr v UEFA
Successfully representing French professional football club, Paris Saint-Germain and Brazilian professional football player, Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior ("Neymar Jr") in their appeal to the CAS against a decision by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body. Neymar Jr's suspension was reduced from three to two UEFA competition matches.
Agent v FIFA
Successfully representing a leading international football agent in an appeal to the CAS against a decision of FIFA to extend a suspension to prohibit the agent from carrying out intermediary activity worldwide.