Racing and bloodstock solicitors
Being involved in racing is a dream for many people. However if you do encounter problems, without specialist legal help, it can become a nightmare. We can’t tell you how to run your horses or win your next race. But we can help you keep on the right side of the Rules of Racing and minimise risks.
Whether you are a racehorse owner, jockey, trainer or breeder, we understand the ins and outs of the world you operate in and the rules and laws that apply.
Helping you protect your wealth
Your fortunes can change with every season. That’s why it’s crucial to manage your assets to make sure your finances are sound. We can help you maximise your hard won wealth and protect it for future generations.
Leaders in our field
Andrew Chalk, Partner
Andrew heads up our racing and bloodstock team and has a wealth of experience in dealing with high value estates, agricultural and equestrian property transactions.Contact Andrew
Charlotte Ebbutt, Associate
Charlotte works on a wide range of racing and bloodstock matters including agriculture and equestrian property transactions and specialist commercial agreements.Contact Charlotte
- We have been working in the racing industry for over 40 years and are consistently rated as one of the UK’s best racing and bloodstock legal teams. From training agreements to regulatory issues, we can help you succeed.
Buying and selling horses
Just like any other business investment, the sale of a horse can sometimes go wrong. By getting the right advice from the start you can make sure you avoid any problems in the future. From getting sale contracts correct and racehorse syndicates, to advice and support when a horse sale doesn’t go to plan, we are here to help. We live and work in the equine community, so know how to move to a settlement quickly and efficiently for you.
If you ever have to move house or yard, you don’t want it to compromise your day-to-day business. As expert equine lawyers, we can take the pressure off, dealing with all the negotiations for you. Our residential property, farms and estates team specialises in rural and equine-related property sales and purchases to make sure everything goes smoothly.
Help with family issues
You are incredibly busy and have a lot of demands on your time. It means sometimes your family and personal life can suffer as a result. If you need help with a family issue, we understand the racing industry and the environment you work in. Our family team can give you the prompt advice you need.
When you’re employing staff, you can save a lot of time and hassle by analysing risks and taking preventative steps before any issues arise. We can help you draft effective employment documents and deal with any legal issues as they arise.