Amina Graham

Amina Graham

Year of call: 2008
For enquiries please call: 020 7353 5324 or email vcard cv linkedin save

With effect from Monday 2nd October 2023

Amina is a sought-after practitioner with extensive experience providing legal advice and representation across the spectrum of Sports Law, Regulatory and Professional Discipline sectors.

Amina has over 11 years’ experience working as an in-house barrister at The Football Association (The FA) as Head of the Regulatory Legal department. In this role she was responsible for prosecuting cases and providing legal advice on behalf of The FA in all football disciplinary matters throughout the football pyramid, up to and including, the Premier League.

Amina has substantial experience of advising on and appearing in cases involving anti-doping, on-field misconduct, betting, discrimination and safeguarding. She has overseen the most high-profile cases in football regulation over the last decade, including The FA v Ivan Toney (betting), The FA v Jurgen Klopp (on-field misconduct), The FA v John Yems (discrimination), The FA v Kieran Trippier (betting), The FA v Daniel Sturridge (betting), and The FA v Jose Mourinho (on-field misconduct). Amina also has significant experience advising on internal investigations, disciplinary and regulatory matters, and grievances.

Prior to joining The FA, Amina was a barrister at a leading chambers in London specialising in criminal law. She also spent six months in The Hague, Netherlands, in the trial against Charles Taylor (former President of Liberia) who was charged with war crimes before the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Amina has also been appointed to sit on various sports disciplinary panels: UK Athletics (Disciplinary Panel Member and Selection Appeal Panel Member); England and Wales Cricket Board (Disciplinary and Safeguarding Panel Member); Badminton England (Safeguarding Panel Member); Sports Resolutions (Pro Bono Panel Member).

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