Sports Law Barristers

Guildhall Chambers appear to be at the forefront of sports law, most notably in the field of rugby where they have an unrivalled experience in rugby discipline both at a national and international level. No other set in the country has such expertise and experience in this area.’ 

- Legal 500 2022

Guildhall Chambers provide specialist advocacy and advisory services across the sports sector.

Guildhall's sports barristers provide expertise and experience across the sports sector, throughout the United Kingdom and abroad. We have long supported competitive sport at local, national and international level.

Our unique knowledge, experience and proven expertise gives all our clients a genuinely competitive edge in the prompt, cost effective resolution of sports-related disputes.

We represent clients from a wide range of different sporting backgrounds; from internationally renowned sportsmen, professional clubs and national sporting bodies, to individual amateur athletes.

The winning mentality of our barristers is recognised across a broad spectrum of sporting disciplines including rugby, football, horse racing, motor-racing, athletics, fencing, snooker and swimming.

We understand that issues in modern day sport cross many boundaries. We can call upon expertise not only in disciplinary and regulatory hearings, but also have comprehensive experience in sports related contract, professional negligence, insolvency, commercial, competition, criminal and employment law matters.

In a field where team work is well understood, our barristers are supported by clerks whose efficiency and experience in the administration and organisation of sports related hearings and procedures is unrivalled. We make things sportingly simple for you, and are able to act quickly in fast moving situations.

We can take instructions directly under the public access scheme.

'Guildhall is a leading sports set, with excellent clerking and a strong team of very experienced advocates. They are leaders in the field in rugby discipline.’  Legal 500 2022



Clerk Contact Information

For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks via email or on 0117 930 9000.