Sports tribunal representation

We are one of the few law firms with genuine experience in the niche area of sports law and sports tribunals. We are able to advise professional sportsmen and women in relation to all aspects of the regulation of professional sport including both on-field and off field regulatory issues.

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Our experience

We have experience of advising clients in relation to Football Association disciplinary tribunals, representing professional rugby league players before the disciplinary committee of the Rugby Football League and in bringing appeals against the decisions of those sporting bodies on behalf of professional sportsmen.
 
We are the preferred lawyers for Wigan Warriors Rugby League club and act on disciplinary tribunals of behalf of the club.
 

We're widely accredited for our work - regulatory & criminal justice

  • Legal 500

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf. Over the years our regulatory and criminal justice team has been recognised by industry awards and accredited for their excellence.

Memberships & accreditations

7.9 out of 10
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We're Great

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, and you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf.

Our Trustpilot reviews

I was kept up to date at every junction. My case is now closed with no restrictions to my practice. Thank you to Carl and his team especially Laura who worked so diligently on my case! They acted professional at all times. I highly recommend this company.
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Food Standards Agency publishes official statistics

The release by the FSA on 18 th September 2017 provides a summary of local authority activity in relation to food law enforcement at food establishments for the year 2016/17. The Food Standards Agency (‘FSA’) is responsible for food safety...

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Legal 500 'a Tier One Triumph' for Stephensons

The 2017 edition of The Legal 500 has awarded Stephensons top tier status for a third straight year, recognising the firm’s outstanding crime and fraud practices. The Legal 500 is the definitive guide to the legal profession and each year its...

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staff reorder - professional discipline

  • Sean Joyce
  • Carl Johnson
  • Rachel Adamson
  • Neal Boland
  • ​Alison Marriott
  • Laura Hannah
  • ​Amy Grimshaw
  • Francesca Snape

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As an award-winning top 150 law firm, with over 450 staff based in offices across the country, you're never far from the advice you need.

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As an award-winning top 150 law firm, with over 450 staff based in offices across the country, you're never far from the advice you need.