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An insight into a $300 billion industry - Equine sports law with Luc Schelstraete & Piotr Wawrzyniak

An insight into a $300 billion industry - Equine sports law with Luc Schelstraete &  Piotr Wawrzyniak
Monday, 24 October 2022

As a $300 billion industry, it is hard to overlook the contribution equine sports law makes to the sports sector and the global economy. In this episode you will hear from leading specialists in equine law about the breadth of interesting, and at time unique, legal issues that arise for owners, trainers, riders and horses.

Luc Schelstraete & Piotr Wawrzyniak are lawyers at Schelstraete Equine Lawyers. Schelstraete Equine Lawyers is an international law firm specialized in (Equine) Sports Law and is a leading force in this field. In addition, Schelstraete Equine Lawyers is founder and part of the international Alliance Group ‘European-US-Asian Equine Lawyers’, a trendsetting alliance of the world’s best Equine Law Firms.

Luc has developed the equine legal business as a niche and today he operates as the Managing Partner of the Firm. He practices as legal counsel of  many international highly ranked multinational equine entrepreneurs, trainers, equine authorities, national federations and top athletes. 

Piotr leads the firm’s business section and represents clients in sports law related matters (including arbitration before the FEI Tribunal and CAS). He focuses on advising and negotiating commercial contracts, often with a cross-border element.

For info on the upcoming Equine Law Conference please see here.

We thoroughly enjoyed the interview and took a lot away from it. We hope you do the same. 

The host is Sean Cottrell (@spcott), founder and CEO of LawInSport.

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