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Prevention and cure: conflict management within sports organisations

Christine Bowyer-Jones, our panel member and a solicitor and mediator with Hewitsons LLP, and Amanda Bennett, Managing Director of FairPlay, a governance professional with extensive experience in sport, will be delivering the seminar.


This will focus on preventing conflicts within sports organisations through good governance and communication and managing conflicts more effectively when they arise.

Seminar outcomes

The seminar will be interactive with ample opportunity throughout to ask questions and for discussion. The sessions will cover:

Session 1:

  • Setting and managing expectations
  • The art of delegation
  • Using policy and process to guide behaviours

Session 2:

  • Alternative forms of dispute resolution
  • Mediation
  • Case studies
  • Who should attend?
  • National Governing Bodies
  • Sporting clubs
  • Lawyers working with National Governing Bodies and sports clubs
  • Academics/Students

Event Info


Start End Description In Association With
13:00 13:15


13:15 14:15

First session

14:15 14:30


14:30 15:30

Second session

15:30 16:30



Christine Bowyer-Jones

Seminar Host

Christine Bowyer-Jones

Christine Bowyer-Jones Seminar Host

Christine Bowyer-Jones is a Solicitor at Hewitsons LLP.

Amanda Bennett

Seminar Host

Amanda Bennett

Amanda Bennett Seminar Host

Amanda Bennett is the Managing Director of Fairplay.

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