Equine & equestrian

Our equine lawyers have extensive experience in helping clients in the equine sector. Warners’ equine specialists were involved in DEFRA’s last consultation over a possible amendment to Section 2(2) of the Animals Act 1971.

We are members of the British Equestrian Trade Association. We can help clients with a range of issues including pursuing professional negligence claims against their vets and breach of contract and/or misrepresentation claims relating to the sale and purchase of horses.

Our services include:

Meet the team

Michael McNally


Tim Ryan


Michael McNally is a litigator, primarily acting for shoots, landed estates, hunts and properties working with animals. He advises on sporting rights, boundary disputes and equine sales and purchases.

Chambers UK 2017

Tim Ryan focuses on the criminal and regulatory side of agriculture law. His areas of specialism include animal welfare, firearms licensing and country sports.

Chambers UK 2017

Michael McNally advises private clients within the rural and agricultural sector. His areas of expertise include rural employment and contentious work involving property and commercial activities.  

Chambers UK 2015