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.
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 […]
Our helpful table (follow the link below) gives a summary of your legal rights if you have been mis-sold a horse. Contact us to discuss steps which you can take if you are wish to bring or defend a claim about the sale of […]
As the summer season approaches, many horse owners will be thinking of placing their horse in production or training with a professional. Horse owners will invariably be optimistic that they have found the trainer who is right for their horse, […]