First-hand experience and a wealth of professional experience ensure we’re able to support our equestrian clients through the wide variety of disputes and issues that can arise.
We advise horse owners, equine professionals, livery-yard owners and veterinary practices on all aspects of equine law.
Our services range from drafting agreements to resolving disputes and pursuing negligence claims. Whether you’re an established breeder or first-time horse owner we provide a personalised service to suit your requirements.
Hungerford is at the centre of a strong and vibrant equine community, and a short distance from Lambourn and the Berkshire Downs, an internationally renowned horse-racing community. Our Equine Law team has extensive equestrian knowledge, many being horse owners themselves.
The way business is conducted in the equine industry has changed significantly over the years. Whereas deals in the horse world were traditionally concluded with a handshake, we advise clients to enter into formal legal agreements to protect themselves, their business and their horses.
Employment law has also seen continuous development over the years and equestrian businesses should be aware of their employees’ legal rights.
We prepare and advise on the following:
No one wishes to become involved in a dispute. However, if professional advice is obtained early on, matters can often be resolved more quickly and cost-effectively. Our Equine team draws on its specialist Dispute Resolution knowledge to assist in the following areas:
Our expert Commercial Property and Commercial Law teams advise on: