Merry van Woodenberg

Merry van Woodenberg

"She has that quality that you cannot teach, as well as a mixture of good judgement and a huge amount of emotional intelligence. An absolutely fabulous and fearless advocate."

Chambers UK 2022
Year of call: 2012
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Sports Law

Merry prosecuted the first case of alleged bribery in the English football leagues. She has also acted for the Football Association in regulatory cases regarding players and referees alleged to have breached the FA rules (such as Rule E3 breaches).

Notable Cases:

R v LM

Merry defended LM, who was charged along with Manchester City footballer, BM, with a series of alleged sex offences. Following a 5-month trial the jury acquitted LM of five counts of rape, and one count of sexual assault, in relation to three women.

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