World Rugby has appointed Ian Unsworth QC to be a Judicial Officer and Bonike Erinle as an Appeals Panel member. They join Christopher Quinlan QC who was reappointed a World Rugby Judicial Officer and member of the Appeal Board. He also acts as Judicial Officer for 6Nations, European Professional Club Rugby and the RFU. He is also a member of World Rugby’s Anti-Doping Advisory Committee.
Ian also sits as a Judicial Officer for the Rugby Football Union and also the Six Nations.
Bonike was appointed to the Rugby Football Union Judiciary Panel in June 2014 (through which she has also sat on the Six Nations Disciplinary Panel) and was selected to join the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Pro Bono Legal Advice Representation Service.
World Rugby is the world governing body for Rugby Union. It organises the Rugby World Cup and a host of other international rugby competitions.