Michael Beloff QC, president of Trinity from 1996 to 2006, has been appointed Honorary Legal Adviser for the London World Athletics Championships in 2017.
Michael Beloff was named in The Times Law 100 2012 listing of the most influential lawyers in Britain and will take up the post as London prepares to make history by hosting back-to-back World Championships in two years time. A distinguished career has seen him work as an advocate, arbitrator and judge. He has also held various positions including Ethics Commissioner for the London 2012 bid, the Chairman of the IAAF Ethics Commission and membership of the Court of Arbitration for Sport since 1996.
“I’ve been fortunate to be a follower of the sport for more than half a century and witnessed many iconic moments in track and field. I am certain that London 2017 shall be another occasion for stellar performances in track and field and that British competitors will bring back memories of ‘Super Saturday’ in London 2012 adding lustre to the legend of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. I look forward enthusiastically to my new role.” Michael Beloff