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Ellis Jones partner joins FA appeals panel

Updated: Jan 20, 2022

David McWilliam will sit as panel member for three-year term

Ellis Jones Solicitors partner David McWilliam has been appointed to the Football Association General Appeals Panel to sit as a panel member for a three-year term.

The panel is responsible for hearing disciplinary and regulatory appeals on behalf of the FA.

McWilliam’s appointment to the General Appeals panel follows his appointment to the FA Serious Case Panel in July 2021.

In 2019, McWilliam began working on football disciplinary matters at Dorset FA and was appointed to sit as an independent disciplinary panel member. In September 2021, he was appointed to the Dorset FA board of directors as an independent non-executive director.

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