What our barristers do
We advise in personal injury cases involving dogs, horses, livestock and other farm animals. These range from injuries caused by dangerous dogs to catastrophic spinal and brain injuries and fatal accidents. Our barristers are experienced in dealing with claims under the Animals Act 1971.
We also advise in relation to contractual disputes arising out of the sale of animals under the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and in claims for misrepresentation.
Our barristers have expertise in litigation involving the environmental issues that arise from keeping animals for commercial and private purposes, including smell, noise and other types of nuisance.
Who our barristers act for
We act for those injured in accidents involving animals and the keepers of animals and their insurers.
Many of our barristers have connections with equine sports bodies, including the Horseracing Regulatory Authority, and have advised in doping, race fixing, betting irregularity and other disciplinary matters.
Where our barristers act
We act in court proceedings, inquests, inquiries, and criminal, disciplinary and regulatory proceedings, as well as attending mediations and settlement meetings.