equestrian law

Coonan Cawley have provided specialist advice in the area of equestrian law for the past 20 years. Andrew Coonan, Partner has a strong background and has represented various individuals and organisations across the country. Coonan Cawley also acts for the Irish Jockeys Association and advises on all areas of the racing and equestrian industries. It is this wealth of actual experience combined with expert knowledge of the law that has made the firm the leading provider of specialist advice in this area. Whether the issue is a technical injury to a horse or rider, vice misrepresentation, disciplinary or rules infraction, the firm not only possesses expert legal knowledge but is equipped to understand the issues and terminology and react quickly.

Specialist areas include:

  • Livery agreements
  • Stallion syndication agreements
  • Racing syndicate agreements
  • Sponsorship agreements
  • Naming rights
  • Equine finance agreements and shareholders agreements
  • Professional negligence actions (vets, farriers etc.)
  • Stud purchases / sales / leases
  • Misrepresentation disputes
  • Disciplinary appeals
  • Insurance disputes
  • Doping appeals
  • Turf Club appeals
  • Sports mediation

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