Specialist Criminal & Regulatory Barristers

London: 020 7520 6000 | chambers@18rlc.co.uk

East Anglia: 01245 280 880

Sports Law

Red Lion Chambers’ members act and represent sportspeople, agents, coaches, sports writers, sporting institutions, commercial sponsors and copyright holders over legal issues that arise on and off the field of play. With our practical understanding of the UK sports industry, our barristers will ensure our client’s cases are managed with the utmost discretion.

 

Our expertise

  • Contractual negotiations
  • Contractual disputes 
  • Anti-doping tribunals
  • Image rights
  • Disciplinary proceedings (as panel members and advocates)
  • Player/governing body disputes
  • Player/management free movement
  • Injury claims
  • Restraint of trade
  • Competition rules
  • High court challenges to disciplinary proceedings

 

Our knowledge and expertise spans the full range of sporting events and we have represented high profile clients facing criminal, disciplinary and regulatory proceedings.

 

For More Information or To Instruct Us

Identifying the right barrister and ensuring their early involvement is essential to maximising the prospects of a positive outcome. With our expert understanding of the criminal justice system, we guide our clients through the legal process.


Our barristers regularly undertake privately funded, direct access and legal aid work.


To discuss your options in more detail and for more information regarding our transparent fee structure, please contact our clerking team, led by Chambers Director, Mark Bennett.


For specific case enquiries, or to hear more about our services, please contact our clerking team.


If you are a professional client and would like to discuss in-house training and seminar opportunities, please contact Jennifer Ukaegbu.

 

Practising in this area


Chambers UK - Crime

”The clerks are very dependable," and “always anxious to help.”

 

Chambers UK - Fraud

"Red Lion Chambers both prosecutes and defends serious fraud cases, securing involvement in some of the causes célèbres of the day such as the BAE Systems corruption affair and the pharmaceuticals cartel investigation."

Chambers UK - Crime

"Red Lion Chambers offers clients a great deal of experience and a high level of professionalism. Observers note that it has proved skilful in maintaining the standards of its members over the years and it is widely expected to thrive in this period of uncertainty at the Criminal Bar."

Chambers UK - Fraud

"Substantial number of talented criminal fraud practitioners."

Chambers UK - Crime

"When instructing barristers from Red Lion Chambers, you always know that you will get a safe pair of hands. The large group of capable barristers specialises in the full range of criminal and related regulatory work."

Chambers UK - Crime

"Likeable, knowledgeable, responsive and proactive clerks."

Chambers UK - Crime

"Because Red Lion Chambers has that strength and depth, if you cannot obtain your barrister of choice, there is always someone of equal stature and ability to then take on the case."

Chambers UK - Fraud

"Red Lion Chambers is viewed as "one of the prestige sets" and is a popular choice for fraud work."

Chambers UK - Fraud

"The clerks are very helpful and always do their very best to accommodate us at short notice. They work closely with the members, so they are very good at knowing who you will like and who you will want."

Chambers UK - Fraud

Home to some of the most cogent, eloquent and outstandingly prepared advocates."

Legal 500 - Crime

"Around 80 members dedicated exclusively to the full range of crime work."

Chambers UK - Fraud

"You can't go wrong at Red Lion Chambers if you are facing a serious, high-value fraud matter. Its team is well versed in all aspects of white-collar crime, and excels when defending lengthy and labyrinthine fraud trials. It also proves equally strong on the prosecution side ..."

London


020 7520 6000

18 Red Lion Court

London

EC4A 3EB

DX: 478 London / Chancery Lane

East Anglia


01245 280 880

Thornwood House

102 New London Rd

Chelmsford

DX: 139165 Chelmsford 11

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