Just Sport Ireland
Welcome to Just Sports Ireland

Just Sport Ireland (“JSI”) is an independent dispute resolution service for Irish Sport offering both a Mediation and Arbitration facility. JSI aims to provide a fair, impartial and efficient resolution of sporting disputes thus helping to ensure justice and fairness in sport. Just Sport Ireland will deal with all disputes arising in a sporting context save for anti-doping and employment issues.

The arbitration and mediation services offered by JSI, at long last provide a favourable alternative for the resolution of sporting disputes to pursing what can be an expensive and protracted court action with all the potential for adverse publicity and damaging relations, such an action can entail.

Just Sport Ireland has been founded on the tenets of simplicity, accessibility and enforceability. Its procedures have been decided to be simple and easy to use without the need for legal representation. It is a principal aim of Just Sport Ireland that the arbitration and mediation service offered by it be cost-effective.

Recourse to the services offered by Just Sport Ireland may be had by agreement between the parties to a dispute, where provided for in the governing rules of a sporting organisation or in some other form of agreement/contract between the parties.

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Just Sport Ireland (“JSI”) is a not for profit dispute resolution service for Irish Sport offering mediation and arbitration. JSI is committed to providing a timely and cost effective independent dispute resolution facility for Irish Sport.

Provision for Just Sport Ireland in the governing documents of sporting organisations is one of the objectives of the Programme for Government. To date 46 National Governing Bodies for Sport have made provision for the referral of disputes to Just Sport Ireland.

JSI is currently seeking applications for:

Two new Directors with legal qualifications for appointment to the JSI Board

Please note that this is a voluntary position and will require attendance at meetings approximately 6 times per year. The directors will be required to contribute to the work of the JSI Board in continuing the strategic development of JSI.  Candidates should have experience of and a real interest alternative dispute resolution. Interested candidates are asked to apply in writing before 15th September to the Chairman of JSI enclosing a C.V.  A more detailed outline of the role is available from the JSI Office at 01-6251155 or registrar@justsport.ie  and may also be downloaded here 

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