Super League: Disqualification incident against Magistrate D. Manuel Ruiz de Lara

Super League: Disqualification incident against Magistrate D. Manuel Ruiz de Lara

In late January 2022, a Madrid appeals court ruled that the judge currently dealing with the Spanish section of the Super League legal case should not be removed. This constitutes another legal setback to UEFA’s action plan.

A new episode in the European Super League legal saga was concluded in mid-January 2022 when the Audiencia Provincial de Madrid (Provincial Civil Court) had rejected UEFA’s plead to have Magistrate Manuel Ruiz de Lara removed from the case. It should be noted that Mr Ruiz de Lara sided with the Super League clubs when they brought a lawsuit last year asking for UEFA’s disciplinary proceedings against them to be...

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