Sports Law Blog

21 March 2018

Brexit: Does it signify a crash for Formula 1?

Although Formula 1 is seen as an international sport, with races taking place from Australia to Germany, there are 7 out of the 10 teams racing in the 2018 season based within the United Kingdom. The Formula 1 season begins in Australia with the first race taking place on 25 March 2018, as we gear up for the first “And its lights out and away we go …” of the 2018 season, we explore whether Brexit will have an impact upon the future of Formula 1 within the UK as we know it. 

Amicie Knowles

14 March 2018

Brexit: Tackling the issues of EU withdrawal

In just over a year’s time, shortly after the conclusion of the 2019 Six Nations, the UK could be plunged into a withdrawal from the EU without a deal on our future relationship with our nearest neighbours secured. Brexit has had, and will continue to have, many unforeseen consequences.  Some commentators have said that, rather than expanding arguably the finest rugby competition, Brexit could trigger a reduction in the number of teams competing in the Six Nations. This is the second in the series of a number of blogs looking at how Brexit may impact on UK sport.

5 March 2018

Brexit: A racing uncertainty

After football, horse racing is the second biggest spectator sport in the UK.  Thousands flock annually to the two biggest jewels in its crown – the Cheltenham Festival in March and Royal Ascot in June.  The racing industry supports thousands upon thousands of jobs, not just in the actual training, running and keep of the horses, but also, for example, in the betting industry both online and on the high street. This is the first in the series of a number of blogs looking at how Brexit may impact on UK sport.

Jane Keir

25 July 2017

Kingsley Napley Clinical Negligence team attends the RDA National Championships

Bridget Hughes, Kirsty Allen, Suzanne Farg and I attended the Riding for the Disabled Charity’s National Championships last weekend, at Hartpury College. Kingsley Napley were one of the proud sponsors of the event and we went along with open minds and a sense of intrigue about what to expect. 

Laura Sylvester

17 July 2017

Spinal Injuries in Sports

Through the implementation of better health and safety standards in sport, there has been a decrease in the number of spinal cord injuries sustained during sports such as American football, rugby, motor sports and equestrianism.

Laura Sylvester

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