7BR is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost chambers specialising in the major areas of sports law personal injury and professional negligence claims. This includes regular advice and representation of individuals but also leading sporting organisations including UK Athletics and the Rugby Football League. In addition, 7BR has regularly advised and represented the interest of diverse professional sportsmen and women including FA Premier League and Championship footballers, Premier Rugby League players, cricketers and rugby union players.
Personal Injury Claims: The team can provide specialist advice on all aspects of liability and quantum relating to sports personnel. This includes liability for sporting injuries (intentional, reckless and negligent conduct) in a broad range of sports, in addition to damages calculations for the loss of career earnings and opportunities and related heads of loss. Chambers regularly advises upon multimillion pound personal injury litigation for both individuals and sporting organisations.
Professional Negligence Relating To Sportsmen: 7BR also retains a formidable reputation in professional negligence law, in representing the interests of both individuals and sporting organisations. This includes injuries sustained by sportsmen following negligent medical treatment, in addition to injury incurred by alleged professional negligence of sporting trainers and coaches. 7BR has extensive experience of acting on behalf of both sportsmen, sporting organisations the defence organisations of clinicians and other professionals.
Health & Safety Law: 7BR retains a strong reputation in all aspects of health and safety law relating to sports law. The expertise relates, not only to health and safety issues relating to the design and safety of sports arenas and stadia, but also spectator and trackside safety in all its forms.