News and Events - Sports Law


20th Jul 2018News

Paul Renteurs Acts for The FA in Regulatory Proceedings Brought Against Ex West Ham Recruitment Director Tony Henry Over Comments Regarding African Players

Paul Renteurs represented the Football Association in proceedings brought before the Regulatory Commission of the FA against former Head of Recruitment at West Ham United, Tony Henry. Mr Henry admitted charges that alleged using improper, insulting and/or abusive words which amounted to an ‘aggravated breach’ of FA Rules, including, as they did, references to ethnic […]

16th Apr 2018Newsletters

2 Hare Court’s Sports Law Newsletter

As Head of Chambers at 2 Hare Court it gives me great pleasure to be able to introduce this inaugural sports law newsletter, compiled by members of Chambers’ sports law team. Building on our combined experiences in this increasingly prominent area of practice, it is hoped that this and future editions of our sports law […]

28th Mar 2018News

Brendan Kelly QC Successfully Represents International Rugby Player Paddy Jackson

Ireland and Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson has been cleared of rape. Brendan Kelly QC represented Paddy Jackson who, alongside fellow rugby player Stuart Olding, denied raping a woman in Jackson’s house in the early hours of 28 June 2016. Blane McIlroy, who was accused of exposure, and Rory Harrison, who was charged with perverting […]