The safeguarding of children in sport reflects the wider recognition of the welfare needs of children generally. With growing evidence of allegations of the mistreatment of children in sport, it is important to ensure that both individuals and sports organisations have specialist advice and representation. 7BR’s members have considerable expertise in the field of Children Law, undertaking the most demanding and complex cases involving children in Tribunals, the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
The Child Protection in Sport team at 7BR can advise upon the main legal issues surrounding child welfare. This is relevant to not only those who train and coach children in a professional coach-athlete relationship, but also to individuals and organisations in the voluntary sector.
Expertise covers advice and representation surrounding maltreatment, injury, alleged abuse and also over-training of children in a sporting context in addition to the following:
Yes, please call Chambers mainline number +44 (0)20 7242 3555 and you will be directed to the out of hours phone lines.