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.


For more details contact

Call +44 (0) 20 7242 3555 or email:

Paul Eeles, Senior Civil Clerk peeles@7br.co.uk
Alex Coomber, Sports Law Clerk acoomber@7br.co.uk

Personal Injury In Sport Barristers

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Barrister Simeon Maskrey

Simeon Maskrey QC

Call: 1977 | QC: 1995

Barrister Derek Sweeting

Derek Sweeting QC

Call: 1983 | QC: 2001

Barrister Leslie Keegan

Leslie Keegan

Call: 1989

Barrister Tim Meakin

Tim Meakin

Call: 1989

Barrister Brendan Roche

Brendan Roche

Call: 1989

Barrister Adam Korn

Adam Korn

Call: 1992

Barrister Adam Walker

Adam Walker

Call: 2000

Barrister Conor Dufficy

Conor Dufficy

Call: 2004

Barrister Patricia Leonard

Patricia Leonard

Call: 2007

Barrister James Weston

James Weston

Call: 2007

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