Glasgow 2014 has appointed leading commercial law firm Harper Macleod, as the first sponsor for the XX Commonwealth Games.
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In McBride v Falkirk Football Club, UKEATS/0058/10/BI, Mr McBride as coach and manager of the under-19s found his decision-making powers regarding team selection removed. Whilst influence over team selection is not unusual in football, or other sports, McBride’s resignation and complaint led to an interesting decision of the employment appeal tribunal sitting in Edinburgh.
With one year to go until the opening of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sport Resolutions, The Bar Council, Law Society and the British Association of Sport and Law have announced the names of the 17 solicitors' firms and barristers' chambers and the 19 individual advocates who have been appointed to the London 2012 Pro Bono Legal Advice and Representation Service.