Stuart is a member of Littleton’s Sports Law Group and welcomes instructions in sports law. Recent instructions in this area include:
- Representing an Olympic athlete at a UK Sport Eligibility Panel to determine whether they should lose funding due to admitting use of recreational drugs – the athlete received a warning and did not lose any funding;
- Advising a Premiership Rugby player and club as to an appeal against the decision of an RFU Disciplinary Panel;
- Representing Super League at a successful winding up petition against a commercial partner.
During pupillage, he worked on QPR v The EFL (assisting Victoria Wakefield), working on aspects of QPR’s intended appeal in relation to the Financial Fair Play rules.