John Steel KC

Working at 39 Essex Chambers

John has many years of experience in sports law and covers areas of law including judicial review, public and regulatory law, planning, property and environmental law including offset housing and other development proposals, noise controls, public entertainment licensing, cases involving nuisance and trespass, footpaths and rights of way. He was also counsel in a Court of Appeal case representing the Aga Khan concerning the notorious doping of the racehorse Alysia. His clients include a number of Premier Division football clubs, racecourses, the RFU, tennis and indoor sports facilities bodies and owners, government departments, local authorities and owners of numerous private sports developments. He has recently represented Jockey Club Racecourses in successfully obtaining a ground-breaking injunction in the High Court to prevent touts selling tickets on land owned by JCR at Cheltenham Racecourse (October 2018).


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John Steel KC


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