Sports Law

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

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, 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 (Senior Partner) holds a Masters Degree in Sports Law & Practice 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.

Edmondson Hall is a partner in sports and media agency, ‘YEP’, in conjunction with Yutree Insurance and Price Bailey Chartered Accountants. YEP supplies specialist legal, financial and insurance services to the sports and entertainment industry. For further information on YEP please see


Mark Edmondson