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Leading Silks

Paul Gilroy KC9 St John Street  ‘A genuine heavyweight KC. Paul is the leading light in acting for football managers and head coaches, and has acted for so many managers in the Premier League and Championship. It is easy to see why: his written submissions are excellent, he is the complete all-rounder, and he is genuinely an opponent to fear.’

Leading Juniors

Martin Budworth – Kings ChambersHe is a go-to lawyer for sports litigation. He has the like-ability factor for clients. He gets to the nub of the case very quickly, produces excellent on-point skeleton arguments and is a fantastic advocate with no weaknesses.’
Steven Flynn – Kings Chambers Steve is pragmatic, approachable and always available. He never sits on the fence with his advice and can rapidly identify the key strengths and weaknesses of a case. He is superb with clients and has built up significant expertise in sports regulatory and litigation matters. He gives his all on every matter he is instructed on, and thrives under pressure.’
Laura Gould – Kings Chambers 'Laura is tenacious and user friendly.'

Sport in Regional Bar

Kings Chambers

Many members at Kings Chambers have wide ranging sport law practices, covering disciplinary and regulatory proceedings, anti-doping cases and employment issues across football, boxing, cycling, rugby union and tennis.  David Casement KC handles disputes between players, agents, clubs, regulators and sponsors, while sports law specialist Steven Flynn has particular expertise in handling commercial disputes and regulatory issues, as well as discrimination matters. Laura Gould‘s practice includes contractual disputes, including matters in the world of boxing. Martin Budworth sits as an arbitrator.



‘Kings Chambers are a brilliant set. They offer great training on topical issues; a truly modern set that has revitalised the bar.’

‘Kings Chambers has a very strong offering, including sports litigation.’