Independent Judicial Panel Chair


British Horseracing Authority


Panel Member






15+ Years PQE

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The British Horseracing Authority ("BHA") is the governing and regulatory body for British horseracing, which seeks to ensure the effective regulation, integrity and success of the sport. The BHA's mission is to build a brighter future for the sport of horseracing, for the people working in the industry and for the horses. The BHA's role is to act for and on behalf of the whole sport, ensuring that the highest standards apply on and off the racecourse. It aims to be a global leader in racing regulation and works with stakeholders to promote the sport in order to make Great Britain the home of the most compelling racing in the world.

The BHA now seeks to appoint an Independent Judicial Panel Chair, to succeed His Honour Brian Barker CBE QC from January 2023. The successful candidate will be a senior legal practitioner of at least 15 years' qualification, with judicial experience and/or other experience of chairing or sitting as a member of quasi-judicial or arbitral bodies, in sport or other regulated industries. The initial appointment will be for three years, with the possibility of renewal.

For further information, to review the candidate brief and to apply (deadline 29 August 2022), please make an application to


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