Stephen Hornsby

Stephen Hornsby

Stephen is a competition and EU specialist now a partner at Goodman Derrick LLP - first became involved in the application of law to sport when advising Newcastle United on the Bosman case. Since then, he has acted in a number of major regulatory and litigious matters in sports ranging from baseball to rugby union.

Leading cases include the EU investigation of UEFA's collective selling arrangements,the original OFT investigation into the entry criteria of Premier Rugby and most recently the Bloodgate enquiry (where he acted for the club) and the successful quashing in the High Court of the life ban imposed on the physiotherapist involved in that incident. He has written and lectured extensively on the application of the law to sport and its associated industries.


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