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Built on a reputation for success in our football and rugby litigation issues, Old Square Chambers has become a popular choice for claimants and defendants in all sports including athletics, boxing, motor racing, horse racing and cycling.

We advise players, coaches, agents, physiotherapists and team healthcare professionals on all employment and contractual matters.

Sports clients we've represented

Clients include Martin O’Neill, Jim Magilton, Sir Alex Ferguson, David Moyes, Malky Mackay, Roy Keane, Mark Hughes, Roy Hodgson, Gerard Houllier, Paulo DiCanio, Ray Wilkins, Steve Clarke, Owen Coyle, Roberto Martinez, Neil Warnock, Chris Hughton, Harry Redknapp and Roberto Di Matteo.

Mary O’Rourke QC successfully represented the "Bloodgate" doctor before the ERC disciplinary and appeal Panels and ultimately the GMC.

Sports and clinical negligence

Our clinical negligence specialists handle claims which have led to career-ending injuries.

Lectures held by the FA, RFL, UK Sport, LMedA, Chartered Sports Physios, REMO, the British Horseracing Authority, World Sports Trauma Congress and the ISSSMC will often include an Old Square Chambers specialist presenting on sports medicine issues.

Equine-related injuries

Clients pursuing equine-related injuries, sporting or otherwise, will be interested in our barristers with know-how in handling issues of damages, loss of earnings, vet and livery bills and future losses.

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