A judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) and Chairman of the CCJ Academy for Law, Justice Winston Anderson was recently appointed by the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) to be a Member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
CAS is a global body established in 1984 to settle disputes related to sport through arbitration.
It is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland and has courts in New York City, Australia and Lausanne. Temporary courts are established in current Olympic cities.
The CAS is composed of eminent jurists appointed by CAS for four-year terms. These terms are renewable.
The CAS seeks to ensure that the highest standards of integrity and fairness are maintained in global sport through the application of relevant legal principles.
Justice Anderson comes to the membership of CAS from his position as chairman of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Ethics and Disciplinary Committee.
He was recently re-elected and appointed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct Commission, which provides the membership of several ICC Tribunals.
As a member of the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal he has heard cases involving allegations of match-fixing and other improper conduct by cricketers and other ICC participants from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe.