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Matrix Chambers

Sport

1 ranked barristersBand 3London (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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Matrix Chambers continues to be respected in the sporting world and is able to offer expertise in a range of sports law cases. Members appear in the UK courts and the Court of Arbitration for Sports. The set is able to bring its media and employment law expertise to bear in disputes arising in major sporting leagues, including football, rugby and international athletics competitions.

Client service:

Alison Scanes leads practice team M, which includes the management of sports law cases.

Strengths:

Andrew Smith
A dedicated junior who continues to attract attention from the market for the instructions he secures in sports-related employment law. He is active in a range of sports matters and often acts for athletes in disciplinary cases. He has recently been involved in a number of Rule K arbitrations and doping disputes.
"His knowledge is remarkable."
Recent work: Acted for the defendant in International Association of Athletics Federation v Cyrus Rutto. Rutto, an elite long-distance runner, was charged with doping violations.

Sport Department

Matrix Chambers

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Department location

Griffin Building

Gray's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC1R 5LN

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London (Bar)

Sport


Andrew Smith
Band 3