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Outer Temple Chambers

Outer Temple Chambers

Our Members have experience and expertise in Sports Law and disputes arising from sport that is recognised nationally and internationally.

We have specialists who have worked for many years across the full range of sports and who address complicated disputes and concerns over all issues that arise in Sports Law and provide advice, advocacy and answers in a commercial and client focussed approach.

Our Sports Law group has Members who specialise and are recognised in the national and international directories in sports disputes and who represent and advise governing bodies and players in Rugby, Horse Racing, Badminton, Greyhound Racing, Athletics, Football, Cricket and other sports. 

We have leading experts in equestrian accidents and claims and our Members act as panel members in sports arbitrations and enquiries, including CAS.

Our Members have excellent reputations in the areas of:

  • Governance and the regulation of Sport.
  • Integrity and Anti-Doping.
  • On field disputes.
  • Safeguarding.
  • Selection disputes.
  • Commercial disputes between participants, clubs and governing bodies and players and clubs.
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence in the sporting context, particularly in clinical management of players, concussion and equine injuries

Where needed Chambers can draw on expertise from Members with specialist practices in:

  • Pensions
  • Conflict of Laws 
  • Employment law 

Our Members regularly speak and publish articles on Sports Law topics.

Members of the team:

Louis Weston

James Counsell QC

Matthew Phillips QC

Sarah Crowther QC

Jonathan Hand QC

Anthony Lo Surdo QC

Daniel Barnett

Matthew McDonagh

Tom Gibson

Ben Bradley

Outer Temple UK Bar Chambers

Outer Temple Legal 500



  • Street: The Outer Temple, 222 Strand
  • Postcode: WC2R 1BA
  • City: London
  • State: England
  • Country: United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States


  • Telephone: +44(0)207 353 6381
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  • Louis Weston

    Louis Weston

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