Warners’ sports law team ranked in Legal 500 Read more

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Sport Team Legal 500 2017-SquareHere’s what Legal 500 have to say about Warners’ sports law team: Warners Solicitors’ key areas of expertise include country and target sports, most notably game shooting, hunting, fishing and competitive and recreational riding. The team regularly advises Masters of Foxhounds Association on various issues including internal constitutional matters, disciplinary proceedings against hunt individuals and employment matters involving hunt staff. Other recent highlights include acting for J M Osborne & Co and William Powell Sporting in numerous legal issues, including the employment of gamekeepers and other staff on grouse moors, and criminal and regulatory issues involving shotguns, firearms and alleged wildlife crime. Michael McNally heads the department and specialises in employment litigation, acting primarily for hunts, shoots, landed estates and animal-related organisations. Tim Ryan is the other key figure, and has substantial expertise in criminal and regulatory law related to country sports.

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