Christopher Ware

Christopher Ware

"A polished performer who offers great insight into a case. He is erudite and articulate and will roll up his sleeves and get into the detail when required." "Chris is very bright, extremely efficient and great fun to work with."

Chambers UK 2021
Year of call: 2007
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Professional Discipline

Christopher advises and appears in a range of sports law matters. He has advised and appeared in regulatory proceedings on behalf of the Football Association (“FA”) concerning cases such as matching-fixing, failure to report a match-fixing approach, player third-party ownership, and other corruption related issues; betting, and ‘inside information’; as well as on-field conduct. He has also advised as to British Horseracing Authority proceedings.

Cases:

ACCA v Hamid

Christopher acted on behalf of the ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) against a member, Mr Ibttsam Hamid. The Disciplinary Committee of the ACCA found proved an allegation in respect of Mr Hamid’s conviction before Birmingham Crown Court for Conspiracy to Cheat the Public Revenue. In total HMRC were defrauded by £2.6 million from the long-running operation. Mr Hamid was removed from the register by the Disciplinary Committee.

Click here to read about the case in the national press.

ACCA v Alan Goddard

Christopher acted on behalf of the ACCA. The Disciplinary Committee of the ACCA found proved an allegation in respect of Mr Goddard’s conviction at Liverpool Crown Court.

Click here to read about the case in the national press.

ACCA v Jones

Christopher acted for the ACCA before the Disciplinary Committee in respect of Mr Jones failure to hold a valid practising certificate as required.

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