The Bench FZE today announced it has added extra weight to the pack with the addition of John Stamper to its team of legal consultants.
Joby Beretta, Director of The Bench said, “John’s unique international employment law and compliance experience in our core sectors of Sport, Media and Entertainment made him a natural fit for The Bench. He will be joining as Legal Director to head up our rapidly expanding employment law team which advises clients not only in our key TMT and Hospitality sectors but also across our growing sectors such as financial services, manufacturing, aviation and healthcare”.
John joins the Bench from beIN Media Group where he was Senior Legal Counsel, International Legal Affairs. Prior to that he worked in the employment teams of Al Tamimi and Hadef & Partners here in the UAE, after a decade as Head of Legal Services for a plc consulting practice in the UK. John is also a Judicial Officer for World Rugby and Asia Rugby dealing with disciplinary matters on behalf of the sport’s governing bodies.
John commented, “Having known Joby and the team for some time and being well-versed in alternative forms of legal service provision, it is an exciting time to join The Bench as it continues its dynamic growth in the region."
The Bench lawyers are consistently recognised as amongst the leading Sports & Entertainment lawyers in the world by Who’s Who Legal Sports & Entertainment.