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Article: Mental distress of an athlete is a justified reason for refusing to compete

Psihična stiska športnika je upravičen razlog za zavrnitev nastopa

Mental distress of an athlete is a justified reason for refusing to compete

In a disciplinary proceeding before one of the national sports federations, we represented an athlete who allegedly unjustifiably refused to participate in an international competition for which he was designated by the sports federation. The crucial question was whether the athlete could justifiably decline to compete due to the mental distress caused by the coach's verbal abuse. In line with modern trends from the practice of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), we demonstrated that verbal abuse constitutes an unacceptable violation of the protected category of an athlete's dignity, which also justifies the refusal to compete. As a result, the disciplinary authority stopped the proceedings against the athlete. We are pleased to contribute to shaping a practice that protects the personal rights of athletes.

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Odvetniška pisarna Zaman in partnerji d.o.o. - nova članica ICLA

Law firm Zaman and partners Ltd. – new member of ICLA

We are pleased to announce that Law firm Zaman and partners Ltd has recently become the newest member of an an international alliance of law firms ICLA (International Commercial Law Alliance; https...

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Izjemen uspeh mentorirancev odvetnika Dušana Mitrovića na mednarodnem tekmovanju iz športne arbitraže

Mentored by the attorney Dušan Mitrović, students from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana excelled at the international Sports Law Arbitration Moot

Under the mentorship of attorney dr. Dušan Mitrović, the team representing the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana which consisted of Eva Logar and Ema Purkart has reached the semifinalso...

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