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					  8                                                                                                             HORSE LAW
 THE EQUINE & ANIMAL                  Stuart Farr Solicitor               Philip George LLB (Hons)                Email:
 LAWYERS ASSOCIATION                  Laytons                             Solicitor                               peter@berksonwallace.co.uk
                                      22, St John Street                  Whiteside & Knowles
                                      Manchester                          5-7, Skipton Street
   SOLICITORS - NORTH                 M3 4EB                              Morecambe                               Jeremy S. Pickworth
                                      Tel: 0161 834 2100                  Lancs                                   MA(Cantab) Solicitor
John F.C. Arnold BA(Hons)             Fax: 0161 834 6862                  LA4 4AW                                 Hart Law LLP
Solicitor                             Mobile: 07711 812540                Tel: 01524 416315                       63, St. James Street
Birch Cullimore                       Email: stuart.farr@laytons.com      Fax: 01524 831008                       Wetherby
Solicitors                            Web: www.laytons.com                DX: 63600 MORECAMBE                     West Yorkshire
Friars                                                                    Email: philipgeorge@whiteside-          LS22 6RS
White Friars                                                              knowles.co.uk                           Tel: 01937 547001
Chester                               Stuart's     practice    includes   Website: www.whiteside.co.uk            Fax: 01937 587679
CH1 1XS                               disputes arising from breaches of                                           DX: 16802 WETHERBY
Tel: 01244 321066                     contract, negligence, product       Member of the Law Society’s
Fax: 01244 312582                     liability and fraud. He is a        Personal Injury Panel. Member of        Jeremy Pickworth is a member of
DX: 19985 CHESTER                     founding     member      of   the   APIL. Phillip George has vast           the Law Society PI Panel and
                                      Professional Negligence Lawyers'    experience in Personal Injury           specialises in PI litigation. He
John Arnold is a Member of            Association. He has a wide range    work.                                   has extensive experience of
APIL and specialises in all kinds     of experience in equine matters                                             equestrian litigation acting for
of civil litigation and personal      and has advised on various issues                                           both Plaintiff and Defendant.
injury matters. He has experience     including defective gallops,        Brenda Gilligan LLB (Hons)
of acting for both Claimant and       rights of way disputes, negligent   Solicitor
Defendant in equestrian-related       husbandry, trade descriptions,      Wilkin Chapman                          Granville Rooley Solicitor
claims, in personal injury, tort      horse ownership and contractual     P.O. Box 16                             KBS Solicitors
and contract.                         disputes arising out of the sale    Town Hall Square                        29a Tyrrel Street
                                      and purchase of horses.             Grimsby                                 Bradford
                                                                          DN31 1HE                                BD1 1RU
Jonathan P. Cairns BA(Hons)           Andrew L. Greenwood                 Tel: 01472 262626                       Tel: 01274 725655
Solicitor                             Solicitor                           Mobile: 07774 674363
O’Garras                              Emsleys                             Fax:01472 360198                        Granville Rooley is a former
32, Park Square                       Colton Mill                         DX: 13511 GRIMSBY1                      police prosecuting solicitor who
Leeds                                 Bullerthorpe Lane                                                           has an extensive and long-
LS1 2PF                               Leeds                                                                       standing    specialist   criminal
Tel: 0113 247 1477                    LS15 9JN                            Jennifer L. McGuinness                  defence practice in animal and
Fax: 0113 247 1487                    Tel: 0113 232 1030                  LLB(Hons) Solicitor                     general   fieldsports    criminal
Email: jc@ogarras.com.                Fax: 0113 232 1040                  Forshaws Davies Ridgway LLP             matters. His practice is criminal
                                      DX: 730440 LEEDS 73                 1-5, Palmyra Square                     defence advocacy only.
Jonathan Cairns is a defence          Andrew.greenwood@emsleys.co.        Warrington
lawyer acting for those facing        uk                                  Cheshire
investigation or prosecution                                              WA1 1BZ                                 Lesley J. Willis AssInstLEx
under Animal Welfare legislation      Andrew is a Member of the Law       Tel: 01925 230000                       Pannone & Partners
and associated regulatory issues,     Society Personal Injury Panel, a    Fax: 01925 230616                       123, Deansgate
and can provide service under         Member of the Association of        DX: 17767 WARRINGTON 1                  Manchester
Criminal Legal Aid.                   Personal Injury Lawyers, a          Email:                                  M3 2BU
                                      member of Headway, and the          jennifer.mcguinness@fdrlaw.co.          Tel: 0161 832 3000
Noel G. Edwards BA(Hons)              Spinal Injuries Association. He     uk                                      Fax: 0161 834 2067
Solicitor                             only acts for seriously injured                                             DX: 14314 MANCHESTER 1
Berkson Wallace                       claimants. He also holds judicial   Solicitor in the litigation team
Solicitors                            office as a Deputy District Judge   and member of the Professional          Lesley Willis a fee-earner in the
106, Wallasey Road                    on the North Eastern Circuit.       Negligence Lawyers Association.         PI Department. She is a horse
Wallasey                                                                  Experienced litigator including         owner, and has been a rider for
Wirral                                                                    equestrian     cases from        PI     over 30 years. She deals with all
Cheshire                              Matthew Garson LL.B(Hons)           perspective (the department             Pannone’s       equine      work
CH442AE                               Solicitor                           manager is Secretary of APIL),          personally.
Tel: 0151 691 6900                    Irwin Mitchell                      veterinary negligence and sale of
Email:                                Ashley House                        goods       regarding     animals,
gareth@berksonwallace.co.uk           Ashley Road                         equestrian      equipment      and      Mark de-Villamar Roberts BSc
                                      Altrincham                          trailers. The firm has interests in     Solicitor
                                      Cheshire                            and substantial experience of           Langleys
Nicola Dukes LLB(Hons)                WA14 2DW                            agricultural matters and can offer      Queens House
Bailey & Haigh                        Tel: 0161 925 5534                  various       funding      options      Micklegate
58, Pasture Road                      Fax: 08700778876                    including Legal Aid.                    York
Goole                                 Email:                                                                      YO1 6WG
East Yorkshire                        matthew.garson@irwinmitchell.c      Peter D.F. Morris                       Tel: 01904 683051
DN14 6HD                              om                                  Solicitor                               Fax: 01904 611086
Tel: 01405 780200                                                         Berkson Wallace                         DX: 720620 YORK 21
Fax: 01405 780201                     Matthew Garson is a specialist      Solicitors                              Email:
Email: ndukes@bh-law.co.uk            personal injury solicitor with      82, Station Road                        mark.roberts@langleys.com
                                      experience of equine personal       Ellesmere Port
Nicola Dukes is Civil Litigation      injury claims and recreational      Wirral                                  Mark Roberts is a Partner in the
and Personal Injury Solicitor with    equine experience. Member of        Cheshire                                Commercial Division and Head
a particular interest in equine and   APIL                                CH654DB                                 of the Equine Law Group.
animal related disputes and                                               Tel: 0151 355 4412                      Handles commercial and private
claims. Member of APIL.                                                   Fax: 0151 355 0035                      work in the Equine sector
                                                                          DX: 15360 ELLESMERE PORT                specialising in non-contentious
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corporate work.        Acts for      ambitions of being a real life       Email:
racecourses, racehorse owners,       cowboy have yet to be fulfilled      sarah.gardner@barkergotelee.co.         Mark Lewis is a Partner in this
racing     syndicates,     equine                                         uk                                      firm which has a great deal of
businesses, veterinary surgeons      Anthony E. Elsey TD Solicitor                                                equine experience gathered over
and professional jockeys. Before     Elsey & Hodson                       Sarah Gardner is a litigation           many years in this area of work.
becoming a lawyer Mark was a         24-26, North Street                  solicitor in an extensive rural
professional sportsman, and          Peterborough                         practice including agricultural
currently enjoys riding, shooting,   PE1 2RA                              law, property, road transport,          John Llewellyn-James
rugby and golf.                      Tel: 01733 314064                    employment, commercial, trusts          AssocInstLEx. Fellowship in
                                     Fax: 01733 65385                     and tax. She is a regular Dressage      Matrimonial Law
                                     DX: 16853 PETERBOROUGH 2             competitor who has affiliated in        Thomas Guise
 SOLICITORS MIDLANDS                                                      all three disciplines. She is an        5, Foregate Street
                                     Anthony Elsey is a recreational      experienced horsewoman with             Worcester
Jane S. A. Bennett MA (Hons)         rider who is married to a BHS        her own horses, who has a               WR1 1DB
Cantab Barrister                     qualified instructor and regular     detailed       knowledge         of     Tel: 01905 723131
Bridge McFarland                     competitor. They keep two            international show jumping. A           Fax: 01905 723312
Solicitors                           horses, and the firm has a regular   further colleague in the office has     DX: 716284 WORCESTER
1-9, Tentercroft Street              local equine clientele.              a sound up to date knowledge of         Email: info@thomasguise.co.uk
Lincoln                                                                   affiliated eventing.                    www.thomasguise.co.uk
LN5 7DB                              Caroline L. Bowler LLB(Hons)
Tel: 01522 518880                    Solicitor                                                                    John Llewellyn-James has been
Fax: 01522 513231                    Actons                               Rebecca Hearsey Solicitor               involved in law as a career since
DX: 28030 LINCOLN 1                  Solicitors                           Irwin Mitchell                          1967, and has specialised in
Website: www.bmcf.co.uk              20, Regent Street                    Solicitors                              Family Law since 1969. He has
Email: jzb@bmcf.co.uk                Nottingham                           Imperial House                          been involved in several high
                                     NG1 5BQ                              31, Temple Street                       profile farming and ancilliary
Jane Bennett was called to the       Tel: 0115 910 0200                   Birmingham                              relief cases and has made the All
Bar in 2000 and was a Queen          Fax: 0115 910 0204                   B2 5DB                                  England Law Reports twice in
Mother’s Scholar of the Middle       DX: 10001 NOTTINGHAM 1               Tel: 0870 1500 100                      his lengthy career. He is the well
Temple. Appointed Head of            Email: caroline@actons.co.uk         Fax: 0121 212 2265                      known breeder of the Avon
Equine Law at Bridge McFarland       Website: www.actons.co.uk            Email:                                  Valley prefix Welsh Cobs, with
in 2008. She has ridden all her                                           hearseyr@irwinmitchell.co.uk            many Royal Welsh Show and
life and is a keen Eventer. Master   Caroline Bowler is a Solicitor in    www.imonline.co.uk                      HOYS winners. Senior Welsh
of the Cambridge University          the dispute resolution department                                            Pony and Cob Society Panel
Drag Hounds 1998-99. Team            and has a particular interest in     Irwin Mitchell are a major              Judge who has judged all over
Chase competitor and BE /BSJA        equine law. She specialises in       national firm specialising in PI.       the world. Thomas Guise has
rider whose husband is a             contractual disputes, professional   Rebecca Hearsey is a recreational       wide ranging interests including
professional eventer at CCI**        negligence (including veterinary     rider with knowledge of equine          equine,      conveyancing     and
Level and former Point-to-Point      matters) and property litigation,    issues.                                 commercial matters.
jockey. Professional practice        sale and purchase and livery and
includes equine professional         loan agreements. Caroline has        Mark Hemming LLB(Hons)
negligence      of    all   kinds,   her own horses and has ridden all    Solicitor                               Christine D. McNeish BA
contractual disputes, PI and fatal   her life. She is a keen show         Chris Clarke Solicitors                 LLB(Hons) Solicitor
accidents. Department also deals     jumper having competed at            25, Eastgate Street                     Terry    Jones   Solicitors &
with       all     non-contentious   Affiliated level.                    Stafford                                Advocates
equestrian related matters.                                               ST16 2LZ                                64, Upper Bar
                                                                          Tel: 01785 241842                       Newport
                                     Alison Goodwin LLB(Hons)             Fax: 01785 213143                       Shropshire
Michael Craik LLB (Hons)             Solicitor                            DX: 14566 STAFFORD 1                    TF10 7EJ
MSc Solicitor                        Gordon Lutton                                                                DX: 27131 NEWPORT, SALOP
Martineau                            Wyevale Business Park                Mark Hemming is a Partner               Email:
1, Colmore Square                    Wyevale Way                          specialising      in       Criminal     christinem@terryjones.co.uk
Birmingham                           Kings Acre                           Litigation      and       Advocacy
B4 6AA                               Hereford                             including regulatory crime with         Christine McNeish has ridden all
Tel: 0800 763 1341                   HR4 4BS                              a keen interest in equine law. He       her life and currently owns an ex-
Fax: 0800 763 1741                   Tel: 01432 355345                    and his wife have owned horses          racehorse. She has experience of
DX: 721090 BIRMINGHAM 43             Fax: 01432 278997                    for many years and currently own        equine litigation.
Email: michael.craik                 DX: 17203 HEREFORD                   three BSJA Affiliated level show
@martjohn.com                        www.gordonlutton.co.uk               jumpers. He is experienced in the
                                     Email: mail@gordonlutton.co.uk       legal aspects of buying, selling        David J. Ralley LLB (Hons)
Michael Craik, Partner, leads                                             and livery, as well as litigation.      Solicitor
Martineau's Equine Law Team                                                                                       Ralley Solicitors
advising a wide variety of           Sarah L. Gardner LLB(Hons)                                                   Tickford House
equestrians    and     equestrian    Solicitor                            Mark V. Lewis Solicitor                 Silver Street
businesses    in    respect    of    Barker Gotelee                       Wright Hassall LLP                      Newport Pagnell
contentious and non-contentious      41, Barrack Square                   Olympus Avenue                          Milton Keynes
legal problems.      He has a        Martlesham Heath                     Leamington Spa                          Bucks
particular expertise in equine       Ipswich                              Warwickshire                            MK16 OEX
property developments. He is an      Suffolk                              CV34 6BF                                Tel: 01234 750249
accredited mediator and he and       IP5 3RF                              Tel: 01926 886688                       Mobile: 07788422506
his team write widely on equine      Tel: 01473 611211                    Fax: 01926 885588                       DX:       90913     NEWPORT
legal issues including for a         Fax: 01473 610560                    DX: 742180 LEAMINGTON                   PAGNELL
monthly trade magazine. Away         DX: 124722 MARTLESHAM                SPA 6                                   www. equestrianlaw.co.uk
from work, he enjoys riding as do    HEATH                                Email:                                  Email: david@ralleys.co.uk
all of his family although his                                            email@wrighthassall.co.uk
                                                                          www.wrighthassall.co.uk
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David Ralley is a Principal in his   Tel: 01568 616333                    Department and acts for the             Segensworth
own firm dealing with Equine,        Fax: 01568 614013                    firm’s equine clientele in              Hants
Property & Commercial matters.       DX: 27033 Leominster                 Berkshire. Khizar has vast              PO15 5UA
He is a property specialist          Email: leominster@gabbs.biz          experience of Personal Injury           Tel: 01489 579990
involved in the sale and purchase                                         work     (for Claimants and             Fax: 01487 579126
of equestrian and rural farms for    Anne Vincent is a partner in         Defendants)      and      handles       DX: 132290 FAREHAM 5
residential & commercial clients.    Gabbs, a firm with a great deal of   Contractual disputes, Veterinary        Email: kerry.dovey@bllaw.co.uk
David has a keen interest in the     rural expertise, who has much        Negligence, General Commercial          Mark.charter@bllaw.co.uk
equestrian world, has hunted for     experience with horses and           disputes (e.g. between traders
twenty five years and is a playing   ponies, competing regularly in       and manufacturers of equine             Mark Charter is a Partner who
member of the Kirklington Park       Show jumping and One Day             products), liability under the          is     a    property     specialist
Polo Club. He owns his own           Eventing. She has two children in    Animals Act 1971, Health and            particularly involved in the sale
ponies, is a Life Member of the      the Pony Club and her husband is     Safety relating to equestrian           and acquisition of equine,
Guards Polo Club and is also         a novice rider. She has              businesses,     and       relevant      agricultural and rural property,
involved with his local Point to     considerable experience of sale      Employment       Law        issues.     and in property work associated
Point. Clients can be seen away      and purchase of horses, PI           Khizar’s colleagues are able to         with tax and estate planning
from the office if necessary         claims, and equine accidents, and    advise on Livery and Loan               arrangements. Also involved in
                                     also practises in Family Law.        Agreements,          Commercial         rural business, landlord & tenant,
                                     Please note that her former firm     Property and Planning and Sale          countryside issues such as rights
Christine Saunders LLB(Hons)         of Gabb & Co and her current         and Purchase of Commercial              of way and sporting rights, and
Solicitor                            firm of Gabbs are now separate       Property. Khizar is a recreational      planning. Mark is a horse owner
Curtis & Parkinson                   firms                                rider and has a keen interest in        and enthusiastic rider, shooter
Castle Heights                                                            Polo.                                   and fisherman.
2, Maid Marion Way                   Victoria Walker LLB Solicitor
Nottingham                           Arnold Thomson                       Nicholas Belcher Solicitor NP           Kerry Dovey is a Solicitor with
NG1 6BJ                              205, Watling Street West             Nockolds                                a particular interest in equestrian
Tel: 0115 931 7000                   Towcester                            Market Square                           related legal matters. She is a
Fax: 0115 931 7001                   Northants                            Bishops Stortford                       native Pony Panel Judge and
DX: 10112 NOTTINGHAM                 NN12 6BX                             Herts                                   regularly      competes       home
                                     Tel: 01327 350266                    CM23 3UZ                                produced horses in Mountain and
Christine     Saunders    is an      Fax: 01327 353567                    Tel: 01279 755777                       Moorland ridden and WHP
experienced horsewoman, and is       Email:                               Fax: 01279 755149                       competitions,             including
a Partner in this franchised         Vicky@arnoldthomsom.com              DX: 50400 BISHOPS                       qualifying for the Horse of the
general practice with departments                                         STORTFORD                               Year Show.
catering for all equestrian
matters. She is a member of BE       Michael J. Wakeling Solicitor        Nicholas Belcher is a horse             Sarah Cornish Solicitor
BD, and is a Family Mediator.        Lodders                              owner and rider involved in             Kennedys
She owns several Event horses        Number Ten                           hunting, show jumping and               Monmouth House
jointly with her husband.            Elm Court                            dressage.                               Blackbrook Park Avenue
                                     Arden Street                                                                 Taunton
                                     Stratford-upon-Avon                                                          Somerset
Jennifer A. Shone LLB(Hons)          Warwicks                             Janet Candy FInstLEx                    TA1 2PX
Solicitor                            CV37 6PA                             Fleet Solicitors LLP                    Tel: 01823 692600
Anthony Collins LLP                  Tel: 01789 293259                    Mayfield House                          Fax: 01823 692601
134, Edmund Street                   Fax: 01789 268093                    West Bagborough                         Email:      s.cornish@kennedys-
Birmingham                           DX: 16201 STRATFORD UPON             Taunton                                 law.com
B3 2ES                               AVON 1                               Somerset
Tel: 0121 214 3510                                                        TA4 3EF                                 Sarah Cornish is a partner in
Fax: 0121 214 3547                   This firm has a wide-ranging and     Tel: 0845 6033273                       Kennedys Sarah has a wealth of
MDX: 13055 BIRMINGHAM 1              long established rural client base   Fax: 0845 603327                        experience in equestrian and
Website:                             with extensive experience in         Email: jcandy@fleetlaw.co.uk            bloodstock disputes and contract
www.anthonycollins.com               animal and countryside issues.       www.fleetlaw.co.uk                      and tort. She has ridden all her
Email:                               Michael Wakeling is a Partner                                                life,     owned      and      bred
jenny.shone@anthonycollins.co        specialising   in    Commercial      Janet Candy is a senior litigator       Thoroughbred horses (mostly for
m                                    Litigation, which incorporates       with lifelong experience in horses      National Hunt racing, and for the
                                     equine disputes acting for both      including owning, training and          last fifteen years has trained
Jenny Shone is an Associate          Claimants and Defendants.            competing show jumpers and              Point-to-Pointers. She has a
Solicitor specialising in PI and                                          event horses. Before going into         back-up team of assistants who
clinical negligence. Member of                                            law she also had experience in          also have strong equestrian
the Law Society PI Panel with a      SOLICITORS - SOUTH                   the administration of a large NH        backgrounds, giving a team
keen interest in equine matters                                           and Flat racing yard in                 capable of dealing with almost
and horse related claims. She is a   Khizar Arif LLB (Hons)               Hertfordshire. She deals with a         any equine matter, including
horse     owner      and     keen    Solicitor-Advocate                   wide range of equine disputes,          liability of veterinary surgeons,
recreational rider. Member of the    (All Higher Courts)                  sales and purchases, loans,             riding schools and livery yards.
BHS and the Icelandic Horse          Lovegroves LLP Solicitors            claims      against      veterinary
Society of Great Britain.            32 Frances Road                      surgeons and farriers and
                                     Windsor                              disputes between members of             Fiona Dodgson FILEx
                                     Berkshire SL4 3AA                    racing syndicates. She also deals       ASB Law
                                     Tel: 01753 851 133                   with riding schools, livery             Claremont House
Anne Vincent Solicitor               Fax: 01753 850 812                   stables, dealers and studs.             95, Queens Road
Gabbs                                DX: 3808 WINDSOR                                                             Brighton
1, Alton Court Mews                  Website: www.lovegrovesllp.com                                               East Sussex
Broad Street                         Email: karif@lovegrovesllp.com       Mark Charter Solicitor                  BN1 3XE
Leominster                                                                Kerry Dovey Solicitor                   Tel: 01273 828033
Herefords                            Khizar Arif heads the Dispute        Blake Lapthorn Tarlo Lyons              Fax: 01273 828079
HR6 8BS                              Resolution    &      Litigation      1, Barnes Wallis Road
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Email: fiona.dodgson@asb-           Jill Headford LLB(Hons)             race horse trainer John Sutcliffe.       King is a horse owner and rider
law.com                             Solicitor                           She was raised in Epsom and has          with hunting interests.
                                    Tozers LLP                          a first hand knowledge of the
Fiona Dodgson has ridden and        Broadwalk House                     racing industry, including having
owned her own horse from            Southernhay West                    ridden for her father for ten years      Matthew D.M. Knight LL.B
childhood. Fiona continues to       Exeter                              before concentrating on the law.         Solicitor
own her own horse and enjoys        Devon                               Morgan Cole has a specialist             Michael P. McNally BA
recreational riding. Fiona has      EX1 1UA                             Equine & Animal Law Team and             Solicitor
dealt with animal liability         Tel: 01392 207020                   acts for a number of animal              Jeffery C. Hide FILEx
including equestrian disputes and   Fax: 01392 207019                   insurers, with experience of many        Knights
issues for a number of years.       Email: j.headford@tozers.co.uk      Animals Act cases.                       Regency House
                                                                                                                 25, High Street
                                    Jill Headford specialises in        Sarah Jordan LLB(Hons)                   Tunbridge Wells
Simon Franklin LL.B Solicitor       litigation and employment and       Solicitor                                Kent
Martin Tolhurst Partnership         has considerable horse related      Daltons                                  TN1 1UT
122b, High Street                   legal       experience.     Her     Lyndum House                             Tel: 01892 537311
Strood                              understanding of horse legal        12, High Street                          Fax: 01892 526141
Rochester                           issues comes from lifelong horse    Petersfield                              DX: 3919 TUNBRIDGE WELLS
Kent                                ownership (currently four) and      Hants
ME2 4TR                             competing under BSJA and BD         GU32 3JG                                 Knights are primarily a litigation
Tel: 01634 290080                   rules.                              Tel: 01730 262816                        practice which specialises in
Fax: 01634 726835                                                       Fax: 01730 268725                        animal law and countryside
DX: 56003 STROOD                    Lucy Jay MA (Cantab)                DX: 100408 PETERSFIELD                   issues. It does not accept Legal
Email:                              Solicitor                           Website: www.eqinelawyer.co.uk           Aid work
mtp.strood.kent@cableinet.co.uk     Travers Smith                       Email: sarahj@daltons-law.co.uk
Web: www.martintolhurst.co.uk       10, Snow Hill
                                    London EC1A 2AL                     Sarah Jordan heads the Equine            Patricia Martin BA (Hons)
Member of the Law Society PI        Tel: 020 7295 3000                  Law Department at Daltons,               Solicitor
Panel.    Member     of    the      Fax: 020 7295 3500                  which is able to deal with all           Andrews Martin
Association of Personal Injury      DX: 79 London                       equine law matters. Sarah owns           6, Little London Court
Lawyers                             Email:                              horses and competes in various           Old Town
                                    lucy.jay@traverssmith.com           disciplines. She has strong links        Swindon
Robert Gray LLB(Hons)               Web: www.traverssmith.com           with the equine and rural                Wilts
Solicitor                                                               community         locally       and      SN1 3HY
Robert Gray & Co.                                                       nationally.     She        regularly     Tel: 01793 641707
6, Linkfield Corner                 Lucy Jay is a solicitor in the      contributes legal articles to Horse      Fax: 01793 495950
Redhill                             Litigation department of City       & Hound and other leading                DX: 6216 SWINDON
Surrey                              firm Travers Smith. She has a       equestrian    publications and           Website:
RH1 1BB                             varied corporate, commercial and    speaks on equine law. Daltons            www.andrewsmartin.co.uk
Tel: 01737 761004                   regulatory caseload including       offer a free thirty minute initial       Email:
Fax: 01737 764029                   breach of contract, insurance       consultation.                            patricia.martin@andrewsmartin.c
DX: 100219 REDHILL                  disputes     and     professional                                            o.uk
                                    negligence. She is a keen horse
Robert Gray is Litigation partner   rider and owner and has acted in    Robert C. Kerr MA Solicitor              Patricia Martin is a partner in
in a niche practice in Surrey. He   relation to a number of equine-     Shentons                                 this long established North
is an Assessor for the Law          related disputes.                   Star Lane House                          Wiltshire firm. She qualified in
Society PI Panel and a member of                                        Staple Gardens                           1981 and runs the Equine &
APIL and MASS. He is                                                    Winchester                               Animal       Law      Department.
Chairman of the Surrey Law          Peter Johnson BA FInstLEx
                                    Awdry Bailey & Douglas              Hants                                    Services are offered in sales and
Society’s Litigation Committee.                                         SO23 9AD                                 purchases, livery and loan
He owns two event horses, and       33, St John’s Street
                                    Devizes                             Tel: 01962 844544                        agreements, property transactions
takes a keen interest in                                                Fax: 01962 844501                        and veterinary issues. She has
countryside issues.                 Wilts
                                    SN10 1BW                            DX: 2503 WINCHESTER                      been involved with dogs and
                                    Tel: 01380 732906                                                            horses all her life and has
                                    Fax: 01380 721113                   Robert Kerr has been involved            knowledge of all levels in most
Hilary Harper LLB(Hons)                                                 with horses for many years and           disciplines. Before turning to law
Solicitor                           DX: 42900 DEVIZES
                                    Email: epj@awdrys.co.uk             writes regularly on legal issues         she was a Veterinary Nurse at a
Harper Law                                                              for a national horse magazine.           large Wiltshire practice and thus
Manor Farm                                                                                                       has a particular interest in
Church Lane                                                             Richard J. King BA Solicitor             veterinary issues.
Plaitford                           Nichola Johnston FInstLEx
                                    Morgan Cole                         Kitson & Trotman
Romsey                                                                  9, Chancery Lane
Hants                               Apex Plaza
                                    Forbury Road                        Bridport                                 Nicola Newton LLB(Hons)
SO51 6EG                                                                Dorset                                   Solictor
Tel: 01794 322364                   Reading
                                    RG1 1AX                             DT6 3PX                                  Awdry Bailey & Douglas
Email: hilary@harperlaw.co.uk                                           Tel: 01308 427436                        33, St John’s Street
www.harperlaw.co.uk                 Tel: 0118 955 7274
                                    Fax: 0118 939 3210                  Fax: 01308 420335                        Devizes
                                    Email:                              Email:                                   Wilts
Hilary Harper is a solicitor                                            r.king@kitsonandtrotman.co.uk            SN10 1BW
specialising in litigation and      Nichola.Johnston@morgan-
                                    cole.com                            Website:                                 Tel: 01380 732930
employment law, with experience                                         www.kitsonandtrotman.co.uk               Fax: 01380 721113
in equine matters. She is a                                                                                      DX: 42900 DEVIZES
recreational rider, with family     Nichola Johnston specialises in
                                    PI claims, and has considerable     Member of APIL. Member of                Email: nsn@awdrys.co.uk
racing     and     Point-to-Point                                       National Solicitors Network
interests.                          experience of equine claims on
                                    behalf of Defendants. Her father    Personal Injury Panel. Richard
                                    is the Classic & Group 1 winning
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Penelope A. Paddle LLB(Hons)         East Sussex                            an Equine Business Management          Email:
Follett Stock                        TN22 1BH                               Diploma.                               cw@bowcockpursaill.co.uk
Truro Business Park                  Tel: 01825 762281
Threemilestone                       Fax: 01825 767811                      Belinda S. Walkinshaw                  Catherine Whittles is Secretary of
Truro                                DX: 39050 UCKFIELD                     Solicitor                              the North Staffs Hunt Point-to-
Cornwall                             Email: ajf@dawson-hart.co.uk           Pickworths                             Point Committee and North
TR4 9NH                              www.dawson-hart.co.uk                  6, Victoria Street                     Staffs      Hunt       Supporters
Tel: 01872 245989                                                           St.Albans                              Committee. She owns several
Fax: 01872 245179                                                           Herts                                  horses and is involved in One
DX: TRURO 81225                      Andrew Flagg is a Solicitor            AL1 3JB                                Day Eventing, showing and
Email:                               specialising in Equine and             Tel: 01727 844511                      hunting. Her firm offers services
penny.paddle@follettstock.co.uk      Animal Law. He is supported by         Fax: 01727 844277                      in PI, equine injuries, contract,
                                     a team of knowledgeable horse          DX: 6143 ST ALBANS                     professional negligence, property
                                     law specialists covering personal                                             and commercial law, and all
Frank      Smith    LLB(Hons)        injury claims, livery agreements,      Belinda Walkinshaw is a                aspects of equine business. She is
Solicitor                            contract disputes and Wills. The       Commercial lawyer with many            also a Trustee of a local riding
Harrison Clark LLP                   firm boasts a number of horse          years of experience of litigating      charity and involved in riding for
125, The Promenade                   owners and riders with hands-on        commercial       disputes.     She     the disabled with experience of
Cheltenham                           experience. Dawson Hart are            specialises in business, company       National Lottery applications and
Glous                                sponsors of both the Ardingly          and corporate matters, and the         charity work. Other members of
GL50 1NW                             Riding Club and Uckfield Riding        drafting of all types of business      the firm have considerable
Tel: 01242 268037                    Club.                                  contracts. Her passion for horses      experience in agricultural law.
Fax: 01242 584195                                                           lead to the development of the
DX: 7415 CHELTENHAM                  Lisa Lane (LLB Hons)                   firm’s      Equestrian       Dept.
Website: www.harrison-               Solicitor                              Pickworths recognised the value           SOLICITORS – WALES
clark.co.uk                          Martin Pate (LLB Hons)                 of her experience in riding,
Email: fsmith@harrison-              Solicitor                              owning, breeding and training          Richard C. Chamberlain LL.B
clark.co.uk                          MJP Law                                horses to provide advice to            TEP Solicitor
                                     22A, West Borough                      clients from a professional who        Swayne Johnson
Frank Smith is Head of Rural         Wimborne                               understands their particular needs     High Street
Business which specialises in        Dorset                                 and problems.                          St.Asaph
sales and acquisitions of equine     BH21 1NF                                                                      Denbighshire
property. He advises clients on      Tel: 01202 823666                      Sarah Webb Solicitor                   LL17 0RD
equine developments, planning        Fax: 01202 827091                      Russell Jones & Walker                 Tel: 01745 582535
matters and covenants. Other         www.mjplaw.co.uk                       Swinton House                          Fax: 01745 584504
members of the team work on                                                 324, Gray’s Inn Road                   DX: 18231 ST. ASAPH
litigation and equine commercial     Martin Pate the firm’s principal       London                                 Email:
matters. He is an experienced        owns two horses and has taken          WC1X 8DH                               RichardC@swaynejohnson.com
horseman who has ridden most of      part in various local events. Lisa     Tel: 0171 837 2808
his life. His particular interests   Singleton has been a member of         Fax: 0171 837 2941                     Richard Chamberlain is a Partner
are      Fieldsports,    Point-to-   the local Pony Club and has            DX: 202 LONDON                         in this long established North
Pointing, and more recently Polo.    competed in a variety of               CHANCERY LANE                          Wales practice where he deals
                                     disciplines. Her goal is to                                                   with all non-contentious equine
Caroline Roy                         produce a youngster to take            Sarah Webb is a Partner                law matters, and acts as equine
Solicitor                            British Eventing. Whilst studying      specialising    in    commercial       consultant to the practice’s
3, The Old Piggery                   for her legal qualifications Lisa      litigation. She has experience of      litigation department. He is
Hollybush Lane                       worked as a Junior Riding              general equine disputes in tort        Solicitor and Company Secretary
Sulhamstead Abbots                   Instructor at a local riding stables   and contract, and has acted in         of the Appaloosa Horse Club
Burghfield Common                                                           Jockey Club Tribunal cases. She        (UK) Ltd and a regular
Reading                              Rebecca Stuart LLB(Hons)               owns and rides an Eventer, and         contributor to a national equine
Berks                                Solicitor                              has active Pony Club children.         magazine. He has many years
RG7 3JS                              Wards                                                                         experience of breeding breaking,
Tel: 0118 983 6747                   1-3, Alexandra Road                    Kerry Wigg                             riding and showing his own
Mobile: 079018 75131                 Clevedon                               Rudlings Wakelam                       Appaloosa horses.
www.equestrianpropertysolicitor.     Bristol                                Woolhall House
co.uk                                BS21 7QF                               14, Woolhall Street                    Clive J. Rees LL.B Solicitor
DX 130157 BURGHFIELD                 Tel: 01275 850470                      Bury St. Edmunds                       Advocate(Crown Court)
COMMON                               Fax: 01275 850897                      Suffolk                                Rees Davies & Partners
                                     Email:                                 IP33 1LA                               29, Alexandra Road
Caroline Roy carries         out     Rebecca.Stuart@wards.uk.com            Tel: 01284 755771                      Swansea
residential   and     equestrian                                            Fax: 01284 762436                      West Glamorgan
property conveyancing. She also      Rebecca Stuart specialises in          Email:                                 SA1 5DQ
gives advice on Rights of Way.       Equine Law at Wards which has          kerry.wigg@rudlings.wakelam.co         Tel: 01792 645962
She has a smallholding where she     ten offices in North Somerset,         .uk                                    Fax: 01792 646383
keeps a few alpacas. Caroline        Bristol        and         South                                              Freephone: 0800 0743 007
hunts, and also competes in          Gloucestershire. She deals with        Catherine A. Whittles BA               Mobile: 07931 273001
novice and intermediate Team         sales and purchases, livery, loan      Solicitor                              Website: www.reesdavies.com
Chases.                              and tenancy agreements, grazing        Bowcock & Pursaill                     Email: craftfox1@hotmail.com
                                     and yard rentals, business set-        Solicitors
                                     ups, damage and PI claims. She         54, St. Edward Street                  Member of the Criminal Law
Andrew Flagg LLB (Hons)              keeps her own horses and               Leek                                   Solicitors Association. Founder
Solicitor                            competes at riding club level.         Staffs                                 Member of the Equine Lawyers
Dawson Hart                          BHS and Ex-Racer Club                  ST13 5DJ                               Association. Former Master of
The Old Grammar School               member.      Holds    Level     2      Tel: 01538 399199                      Foxhounds and Harehounds and
Church Street                        qualification of the Side Saddle       Fax: 01538 399362                      currently Joint Master of the
Uckfield                             Association, and is studying for       DX: 16352 LEEK                         Celtic Bloodhounds. Clive Rees
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is an experienced horseman with       number        of      professional   Tel: 0207 832 0500                     23, Broad Street
hunting interests, and much           disciplinary bodies. Considerable    Fax: 0207 353 1344                     Bristol
experience of animal-related          experience of acting for Pursuers    DX: LDE 439                            BS1 2HG
criminal litigation. Legal Aid        and Defenders in the Sheriff         Website:                               Tel: 0117 930 9000
work is welcomed anywhere in          Courts throughout Scotland and       www.9goughsquare.co.uk                 Fax: 0117 930 3800
Britain for any animal-related        in the Court of Session. She         Email:                                 DX: 7823 BRISTOL
cases in all criminal courts.         regularly provides legal advice on   gmooney@9goughsquare.co.uk             Email:
                                      equine and animal-related cases                                             john.snell@guildhallchambers.co
Catherine West LLB(Hons)              and litigation. She is a horse       Giles Mooney was called to the         .uk
Solicitor                             owner and has an active Pony         bar in 1998. He practises in
Martyn Prowel                         Club child.                          Personal Injury, Contract, and         John Snell was called in 1991
3rd Floor                                                                  Commercial litigation with an          and has wide experience of
Hallinans House                                                            emphasis on equine related             equine litigation including PI,
22, Newport Road                      BARRISTERS - ENGLAND &               matters. Having ridden at              contractual/misrepresentation
Cardiff                                       WALES                        international level as a show          Claims and other agricultural
CF24 0TD                                                                   jumper he has a unique insight         disputes      (grazing      rights,
Tel: 02920 470909                                                          into equestrian sport and the law.     agricultural tenancies etc.) He is
Fax: 02920 498566                     Jane S. A. Bennett MA(Hons)          Giles regularly represents clients     a horse owner and rider, and lives
DX: 33037 CARDIFF                     Cantab Barrister                     in disciplinary hearings under         in Bristol.
Email:                                See entry under Solicitors           BSJA, British Eventing and FEI
enquiries@martynprowel.co.uk                                               rules.                                 Eleanor L. Temple BA(Hons)
                                      Nathalie Bull LLB (Hons)                                                    Barrister
Catherine West is an Associate        Barrister                            January Scott LLB(Hons)                Kings Chambers
Solicitor with many years             New Walk Chambers                    Barrister                              40, King Street
experience of civil litigation. She   27 New Walk                          Wilberforce Chambers                   Manchester
is an enthusiastic horse owner        Leicester                            7, Bishop Lane                         M2 6BA
which has lead to her developing      LE1 6TE                              Kingston-upon-Hull                     Tel: 0161 832 9082
the firm’s Equine & Animal Law        Tel: 0116 255 9144                   East Riding                            Fax: 0161 835 2139
Dept. The firm is a general           Fax: 0116 255 9084                   Yorkshire                              DX: 718188 (MCH 3)
practice and able to undertake all    DX: 723940 LEICESTER 22              HU1 1PA
aspects of this type of work.         www.newwalkchambers.co.uk            Tel: 01482 323264                      5, Park Square East
                                                                           Fax: 01482 325533                      Leeds
                                      Nathalie Bull is a keen horse        DX: 11940 HULL 1                       LS1 2NE
 SOLICITORS -SCOTLAND                 enthusiast having competed on        Email:                                 Tel: 0113 242 1123
                                      horses from a young age. She has     clerks@hullbar.demon.co.uk             Fax: 0113 242 1124
John B. Armstrong LLB NP              broad experience in general civil    January Scott was called to the        DX: 713113 LEEDS
Solicitor                             law and has specific interest in     Bar in 2000 after twenty years         Email:
Smail & Ewart                         personal injury and contractual      business experience in a highly        etemple@kingschambers.com
Solicitors & Estate Agents            litigation   involving    equine     competitive customer service
79, High Street                       matters. Nathalie and her horse      industry. She has had a lifelong       Eleanor Temple was called to the
Biggar                                ‘Maestro’ live in Warwickshire.      involvement with horses and            Bar in 2000 and practices in
Scotland                                                                   horse related businesses as an         commercial       and     Chancery
ML12 6DE                                                                   owner, rider, competitor, show         litigation. She is an experienced
Tel: 01899 220058                     Jonathan Hand BA(Oxon),              organiser, and business advisor.       horsewoman and the owner and
Fax: 01899 221269                     Barrister                            She is a member of the BHS and         rider of an Eventer. She has acted
DX: 1300 BIGGAR                       Outer Temple Chambers                has a particular interest in           for trainers, traders, riders and
                                      The Outer Temple                     bridleways, contractual disputes       commercial concerns.
John Armstrong has been               222, Strand                          and personal injury litigation.
involved with horses for over         London
thirty years and is a Judge on the    WC2R 1BA                             Christopher F. Smith QC LLB            Lady Victoria Von Wachter
Confirmation/Sports Horse Panel       Tel: 0207 353 6381                   MCIArb Barrister                       BSc MPhil LLB FCIPD
of Sport Horse Breeding (GB).         Fax: 0207 583 1786                   Essex Court Chambers                   Barrister
He was admitted in 1971, and is       DX: 351 LONDON                       24, Lincolns Inn Fields                5, Essex Court
Senior Partner of this mostly         www.outertemple.com                  London                                 Temple
rural firm with a good deal of        jonathan.hand@outertemple.com        WC2A 3EG                               London
experience of equine litigation.                                           Tel: 0207 813 8000                     EC44 9AH
He will receive instructions from     Jonathan Hand was called to the      Fax: 0207 813 8080                     Tel: 0207 410 2000
all over Scotland, and deal with      Bar in 1990. He practises in PI,     DX:        320          LONDON         Fax: 0207 410 2010
cross-border disputes.                Professional Negligence and          CHANCERY LANE                          DX: 1048 LDE Chancery Lane
                                      contractual claims. He has           Email: csmith@essexcourt.net           Email:
Catriona Watt                         considerable     experience   of                                            wachter@5essexcourt.co.uk
Solicitor                             equine and animal related            Chris Smith was called to the Bar
Anderson Strathern                    litigation   acting for both         in 1989 and is a CEDR                  Victoria Von Wachter was called
Solicitors                            claimants      and    defendants,    Accredited Mediator He practices       to the Bar in 1996 after a
1, Rutland Court                      including claims under the           in commercial litigation and           successful career in industry.
Edinburgh                             Animals Act 1971, claims             arbitration including insurance        Specialist in employment law
EH3 7EY                               against veterinary professionals     and professional negligence.           with a flourishing practice in
Tel: 0131 270 7700                    and agricultural disputes. He        Chris and his wife run a small         equine related litigation. She
Fax: 0131 270 7788                    lives on farm in Somerset.           stud and ride regularly with the       represents both sides in Contract
DX: ED3 EDINBURGH 1                                                        East Anglian Bloodhounds. Chris        and Negligence claims relating to
www.andersonstrathern.co.uk           Giles Mooney BA(Hons),               is also a regular horse driving        Sport     Horses,    professional
                                      Barrister.                           trials competitor.                     negligence claims relating to
Catriona Watt is an experienced       Chambers of John Foy QC                                                     veterinary surgeons and farriers,
civil court practitioner with a       9 Gough Square                       John M. Snell                          transnational work in Europe and
particular interest in professional   London                               Barrister                              Animals Act claims. She owns
negligence. She also acts for a       EC4A 3DG                             Guildhall Chambers                     and breeds Trakehner Sport
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Horses with two currently             Catherine was called to the            animals and wildlife and               Christine Clark is a Chartered
competing at 3* level in Three        Ontario Bar in 1989 and is the         proposed planning developments.        Mechanical Engineer and Expert
Day Eventing. Lives on her own        founder of the law firm Willson                                               Witness with a degree in
stud farm with a lifetime’s           Lewis LLP located in Toronto,          Alan M. Bingle                         Agricultural Engineering. A
experience of horses and dogs.        Ontario. Willson Lewis LLP is a        37, Harefield Avenue                   Farrier’s daughter she has a
Chairman of the Trakeheners           litigation firm practising in the      Cheam                                  lifelong history as a horse and
Breeders Fraternity for ten years,    areas of Civil and Commercial          Surrey                                 stud owner, horse-breaker, rider
and Performance Test Directoir        Litigation, Employment Law,            SM2 7ND                                and driver. Particular interests in
of     the   National     Stallion    Construction, Tax, Family and          Tel/Fax: 020 8642 0076                 endurance riding and equine
Association for some seventeen        Equine Law. She is a long-             Mobile: 07808 861539                   handling problems. Extensive
years. Currently writing a            standing      member       of   the    Email: a.bingle@ntlworld.com           sheep, goat, cattle and some pig
practitioners text on Horse &         Advocates         Society,      the                                           experience. Experienced single
Hound Law                             Association of Trial Lawyers of        Equine: Alan Bingle is an expert       and joint expert witness in
                                      America, and the Toronto               witness providing reports in           equine,      agricultural      and
John Winch LL.M FCIArb                Construction          Association.     equine litigation and criminal         engineering matters including
FCIT Barrister                        Catherine is both the Chairman         matters.    Over     35     years      valuations for courts insurance
6, Ascot Road                         of the Risk Management                 experience.     Former      Chief      and legal practitioners.
Shotley Bridge                        Committee and an Honorary              Equitation Instructor of the
Consett                               Governor       of    the      Royal    Metropolitan Police Mounted
Co. Durham                            Agricultural      Winter       Fair.   Branch, and Head of Riding             Dr Penny-Anne F. Cullen
DH8 0NU                               Catherine is the legal expert for      Schools for the British Horse          LL.B(Hons) PhD MCIArb
Tel: 01207 507785                     the Canadian Federation of             Society. Law Society Approved.         Penny-Anne Cullen & Associates
                                      Independent Business (Member           APIL and UK Register of Expert         Arbitration & Mediation
John Winch spent much time            Services) and is a regular speaker     Witnesses Listed. Trained as SJE,      6, Lower Farm
sitting as a Chairman of statutory    at legal and business conferences,     and given evidence in civil,           Brownley Green Lane
tribunals in Newcastle-upon-          an instructor at the University of     criminal and Coroners’ Courts.         Hatton
Tyne,      but     has  extensive     Guelph, and has written on legal                                              Warwick
experience of animal cases and        issues for several national            David J. Buckton                       CV35 7ER
can be available given enough         publications             including     South Essex Insurance Brokers          Tel: 01926 410035
notice, although he is largely        Horsesport magazine. She has           South Essex House                      Mobile: 07793394634
retired. Specialist knowledge of      owned and shown her own horses         North Road
working dogs in general and           on the hunter-jumper circuit. Her      South Ockendon                         Penny-Anne Cullen is an
terriers in particular.               involvement with horses spans          Essex                                  experienced       Arbitrator     &
                                      the last 32 years and she is well      RM15 5BE                               Mediator       with      extensive
                                      recognized in the horse industry       Tel: 01708 850027                      experience in animal cases,
         LAWYERS                      for her knowledge and experience       Fax: 01708 851520                      particularly equines and felines.
      INTERNATIONAL                   in equine law.                         Email: dbuckton@seib.co.uk             She          specialises         in
                                                                                                                    misrepresentation and contractual
William J.G. Bennett LLB                                                     Equine Insurance: South Essex          disputes relating to buying and
(Hons) Solicitor                      EXPERT WITNESSES AND                   Insurance Brokers is a niche           selling, in addition to buildings.
Garfield-Bennett                      RELATED PROFESSIONAL                   Insurance Broker that amongst          She acts as a business advisor to
English Solicitors                          SERVICES                         other things specialises in            equine     and     other     animal
CTV House                                                                    arranging all classes of equine        organisations, and has extensive
La Pouquelaye                         The Most Revd Professor                insurance. David Buckton is the        lecturing experience in the UK
St. Helier                            Barry F. Peachey                       Director responsible for the           and internationally. She is a BHS
Jersey                                LL.B(Hons) LL.M Ph.D B.Sc              company’s Equine Division, and         member, horse owner and rider,
JE2 3GF                               S.Th(Lambeth)       HonDCL             is Chairman of the Equine              and keeps domestic pets and
Tel: 01534 857773                     HonDD HonDTh CBiol MIBiol              Insurance Forum. He is a               poultry.
Fax: 01534 857774                     FCollP MBAE FETC Cert.                 recreational rider who in the past
Email:                                Mediation.                             has owned and managed a livery         Geoffrey I. Fairfoull B.Sc
garfield@garfieldbennett.com          P.O. Box 23                            yard.                                  (Hons) Dip.Eq.S (Dublin)
                                      Brigg                                                                         ADAS UK Ltd
Garfield-Bennett is mainly a          Lincs                                  Christine S. Clark BSc(Hons)           11d, Milton Park
Commercial/Financial law firm,        DN20 8TN                               CEng MIMechE FIAgrE                    Milton
but William Bennett is a keen         Tel: 01652 688819                      MBIAC                                  Abingdon
rider and equine competitor who       Fax: 01652 688819                      Ascott Clark                           Oxon
has a steady caseload of Jersey       Mob: 07721 362627                      Engineering & Management               OX14 4RS
horse cases, often related to sales   Email:                                 Consultants                            Tel: 01993 851937
and purchases to and from the         chairman@animallawyers.co.uk           42A Western Lane                       Geoffrey.Fairfoull@adas.co.uk
United Kingdom.                                                              Stockport                              Website: www.adas.co.uk
                                      Barry Peachey is an Expert             Cheshire
Catherine E. Willson                  Witness, Professor of Law and          SK23 7NS                               Provision of expert reports and
Willson Lewis LLP                     Consultant Forensic Biologist          Tel: 01663 734221                      evidence in court in equine
Barristers & Solicitors               and Ecologist specialising in          Fax: 01663 734318                      litigation and insurance work
67, Mowat Ave. Suite 346              Equine and Animal Law,                 www.ascottclark.com                    including husbandry, personal
Toronto                               Science,      and      Litigation.     Email; chrisc@ascottclark.com          injury and financial losses, and at
Ontario                               Technical Consultancy Services                                                Public and Planning Inquiries.
Canada                                throughout the animal litigation       Also at:                               Trained in the legal aspects of
M6K 3E3                               world, for solicitors, insurers,       Blackwalls Farm                        report writing and giving
Tel: 416 534 9504                     businesses, and government             Peat Inn                               evidence in court. Law Society
Fax: 416 534 9503                     departments. Prof. Peachey also        Cupar                                  ‘Checked’ Expert Witness. Based
Email:                                has an extensive practice in dog       Fife                                   in Oxfordshire.
cwillson@willsonlewis.com             and wildlife cases and has often       Tel: 01334 840303
www.willsonlewis.com                  acted in Planning matters relating
                                      to interactions between domestic       Equines & Farm Livestock.              Michael W. Gibson BVMS
                                                                             Agricultural  Engineering.             MRCVS ACIArb
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Gibson & Lee LLP                                                          relating to dogs. Legal Aid work       teaching the public to ride. Many
Southey Lodge                        Jennifer M. Ham BHSI                 welcomed.                              years experience as a main board
Langley Bush Road                    Manor Farm                           Lorelei Marka-Novaj                    director of a publicly quoted
Upton                                Kilmersdon                           Synod Farm                             business enterprise. Expert in
Peterborough                         Bath                                 Synod Inn                              Fact Management.
Cambs                                Somerset                             Llandysul
PE6 7BF                              BA3 5SY                              Ceredigion
Tel: 01780 749015                    Tel/Fax: 01761 432119                SA44 6JD                               Colin J. Vogel B.Vet.Med
Mobile: 07860 612489                 Mobile: 07771 906406                 Tel: 01545 580067                      MRCVS MCIArb
                                     Email: jm-ham@tiscali.co.uk                                                 The Chamber of Experts
Senior Partner of an extensive                                            Dogs: Pest Control: Ch. MIACE          Gillham House
equine practice. Mr Gibson has       Equine: Instructor of the British    (Charter Founder Member of the         Wells Road
special interests in pre-purchase    Horse Society since 1981. BHS        Institute for Animal Care &            Fakenham
examinations,            insurance   Chief     Examiner    UK and         Education) JD (Show Dog                Norfolk
assessments and general equine       International. Dressage Judge.       Judging Diploma DBC (Dog               NR21 9AA
litigation. Past President of the    Lifetime of teaching and             Breeders Certificate). Certificate     Tel: 01328 862706
BEVA. FEI Veterinary Delegate.       competing in most equestrian         of Pest Control of the Royal           Fax: 01328 853252
Senior Veterinary Surgeon at         disciplines.   Expert    Witness     Society for the Promotion of           Email: colinvogel@the-chamber-
Burghley Three Day Event and         providing reports and advice in      Health. Lorelei Marka-Novaj is         of-experts.co.uk
Doncaster Bloodstock Sales.          all equine matters including PI,.    an internationally renowned
Inspector under the Riding           Law Society Approved Expert          breeder of and expert on               Colin Vogel is a veterinary
Establishments       Acts.    Law    Witness and Academy of Experts       Miniature Dachshunds, and has          surgeon with over forty years in
Society      Listed.     Extensive   listed.                              many years of experience as a          practice. He was Veterinary
experience of most equine                                                 general Show Judge. A former           Correspondent of Horse &
activities.                          John R.H. Hare MA ACII               local authority Senior Dog             Hound magazine for twenty
                                     FCILA                                Warden, she is an expert on dog        years.
                                     Agrical Equine                       behaviour,    aggression      and
Peter Gray MVB MRCVS                 Chartered Loss Adjuster              husbandry issues. Legal Aid            Author of a number of books on
The Grange                           Rosemary Cottage                     work welcomed.                         equine veterinary matters. Law
Leinthall Earls                      Wedmans Lane                                                                Society listed and trained as a
Leominster                           Rotherwick                                                                  Single Joint Expert. Wide
Herefordshire                        Hants                                Paul S. Ryan                           experience as an expert witness
HR9 9TS                              RG27 9BN                             Finance Director                       of animal cases in both civil and
Tel: 01568 770612                    Tel: 01256 896433                    Tattersalls Ltd                        criminal courts.
Fax: 01568 770612                    Fax: 01256 896641                    Terrace House
                                     Email: john.hare@agrical.com         Newmarket                              These listings are provided for
Equine clinician for more than       www.agrical.com                      Suffolk                                information only from details
thirty years. Experienced in both                                         CB8 9BT                                supplied by the Members listed.
stud and racing practice. Author     John Hare heads the equine           Tel: 01638 665931                      Inclusion in the Membership
of ten books on equine veterinary    division of the only nationwide      Fax: 01638 660850                      listings does not in any way
topics. Member of the UK             company        of       specialist   Email: sales@tattersalls.com           imply the recommendation or
Register of Expert Witnesses.        Agricultural, Equine and Rural                                              approval of the practitioner by
                                     Chartered Loss Adjusters. He and     Paul Ryan is a Director of the         the Editor or the Association.
                                     the other Equine Adjusters each      world’s most famous race horse
Bryan J. Hallows BVSc MVSc           has personal experience of one or    sales operation.                       Not withstanding that, every
CertWEL MRCVS QDR MAE                more equestrian disciplines and                                             possible effort is made to ensure
MCIArb RFP                           wide ranging claims experience.      Simeon A. (“Tony”) Silverman           that only bona-fide practitioners
Shannon                                                                   ABRSTC                                 are admitted to the Association
Oldcastle                                                                 19, Lake View                          lists. However, it is for potential
Malpas                               S. Kim Lathaen                       Edgware                                clients to determine from their
Cheshire                             Llidiardau Mawr                      Middlesex                              own      customary        enquiries
SY14 7AG                             Llidiardau                           HA8 7RT                                whether a person is duly
Tel: 01948 860418                    Bala                                 Tel: 020 8958 9501                     licenced and authorised to
Fax: 01948 860628                    Gwynedd                              Fax: 020 8958 9501                     practice by the appropriate
Mobile: 07920 743649                 LL23 7SG                             Mobile: 07860 697401                   professional body. The Equine &
Email: b.hallows@btinternet.com      Tel: 01678 520555                    Email: s.silverman@sky.com             Animal Lawyers Association will
                                     Mobile: 07850 960376                                                        accept      no       responsibility
Experience as an Expert Witness                                           Former Chairman of the ABRS            whatsoever for the professional
and as a Mediator. Civil claims      Working        Dogs:     Ferrets:    Teachers Association. Secretary        conduct of members of the
(medicine/surgery),        cases     Fishing: Sporting Shooting: Ms       of the Greenway Committee.             Association. The Association has
following Equine Pre-purchase        Kim Lathaen is a Judge of dogs       Author Studies in Equitation           no disciplinary function, but
examination, equine purchases,       and ferrets and a former             (2002). An acknowledged expert         reserves the right to decline to
animal welfare, veterinary and       President of the National Ferret     in horse psychology, forensic          renew the membership of any
farriery employment dealt with as    Welfare Society. She has lifelong    examination of evidence and the        person or firm whose continued
SJE or Mediator, hence resolving     experience of fieldsports and        presenting of expert witness           membership, in the opinion of
disputes and claims in a             countryside issues, and is a         reports according to best legal        the Association, is likely to be
professional     private     and     Welsh International Ladies Fly-      practice. Trained in giving            prejudicial to its good name.
economic manner. Employed in         fisher. She has long experience as   evidence in court, Speaker at the
insurance and Loss Adjustor          an Expert Witness, mostly in         N.E.F 2006 at the Royal Society.
cases.                               criminal and civil litigation        Over 40 years experience in

				
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