Sports Law

Edmondson Hall has expanded beyond its equine specialism to advise and assist on a broad scope of other sports law issues.

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  • Contracts
  • Disputes
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Injuries
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Whatever your sport may be, Edmondson Hall is well placed to advise athletes, clubs, governing bodies and agents on a number of legal disciplines. Be it commercial, disciplinary, personal injury, employment or mediation, all within the context of the specific characteristics of the sport in question.

In particular, the firm has wide experience of regulatory issues, having represented a number of trainers and jockeys before governing bodies in disciplinary matters for doping offences and breaches of the rules of racing, together with appeals over refusal and suspension of licences.

Mark Edmondson CEO holds a Masters Degree in International Sports Law (LLM) having achieved a prize for best performance in his class. Mark is a member of the British Association of Sports Lawyers and has had numerous articles published in the International Sports Law Journal. Mark Edmondson successfully represented a jockey in the first ever disciplinary hearing to be open to the Press.

Mike Lambert has a Masters Degree in Sports Law (LLM). Former professional footballer, Mike still plays and is on the management committee for a successful Cambridgeshire side. Mark and Mike recently collaborated in the transfer of a player who wanted to move overseas for Champions League Football.



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Edmondson Hall has enjoyed successful expansion and is now able to offer comprehensive legal services to a diverse range of national and international clients.

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