The Equine Law Firm is very pleased to announce its partnership with the Horse of the Year Show. Our solicitors have attended and competed at HOYS for many years, and we know that it is a highlight of the equestrian […]
We are often consulted by individuals who wish to rely on their right to reject a horse within the first 30 days of taking ownership, because that horse is either not fit for purpose, not of satisfactory quality or not […]
Our equine solicitor, Hannah Bradley, comments on a 2 year legal battle which reached appeal stage in Scotland recently in this week’s Horse & Hound magazine. We are regularly consulted about measurement issues. Contact us if you have a query […]
Our equine solicitor, Hannah Bradley, comments on the laws applicable to sales of horses between traders and individuals as provided for by the Consumer Rights Act in the November/December edition of Eventing Life magazine.
Many horse owners chose to use a sales agent to sell their horse. They may not realise that they are likely to be responsible for statements made by the agent to a buyer of the horse, even if they didn’t […]
We are pleased to have been included on the list of solicitors with racing industry experience provided by the Racehorse Owners Association for its members. Our inclusion on this list recognises our commitment to the sector. See https://www.roa.co.uk/en/owners-resources/help-and-advice/dispute-mediation.cfm for more information.
The Valuation Office Agency published its revised Rateable Values in April 2017, incorporating some significant increases (particularly for riding schools and livery yards). Business rates are generally calculated on the size and use of premises. Rural businesses, such as livery […]
A well drafted loan agreement should avoid uncertainty and disputes. The journey through the Court process can be stressful and expensive, but in some cases, may be the only option for a party wishing to see redress if a dispute […]
Many people will use phrases such as “he’s good as gold” on the sale a horse without giving much thought to it. This can potentially get you in to difficulty, particularly if he turns out not to be “good as gold”. […]
If a dispute arises about the purchase of a horse, we set out below some key tips to help bring about a swift resolution:- Remember that anything you say (particularly by text message, e-mail or instant message) could eventually be […]