Nick de Marco has described the Saracens case as ‘very important in Sports Law’.
Earlier this year Celtic brought in de Marco to defend Scott Brown when he was hit with a disrepute charge from the SFA for celebrating after the Glasgow derby win in March.
That charge was quickly taken apart with Brown found not guilty and avoiding any suspension.
This morning the Premiership Rugby handed out a £5.36m fine and 36 point deduction to Saracen’s for failing to disclose payments made to players over a three-year period. It’s understood that some of the clubs that lost out on titles and prize money are preparing actions for compensation.
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