Danielle Sharkey, Senior Associate
AboutDanielle advises on a range of contentious and non-contentious issues including breaches of Regulatory Rules, breaches of procedure, good governance, integrity, integrity education, welfare and doping. She has experience of prosecuting before Sports Disciplinary Tribunals, both in person and as junior to leading Counsel.
Danielle is admitted to practice in England and Wales.
- Prosecuting for the British Horseracing Authority in relation to numerous integrity cases involving issues such as betting, corruption, inside information and running and riding.
- Advising a Sports Governing Body on the Re-Write of its entire Rules and Penalty framework.
- Assisting with the review and implementation of a Sports Governing Body’s education programme.
- Assisting with the lobbying of Government (DCMS) in relation to GDPR legislation on behalf of a Sports Governing Body.
Publication of the Third edition of Lissack and Horlick on Bribery and Corruption
The Third edition has been published by LexisNexis Butterworths and features two members of our Commercial Dispute Resolution Team.
Satish Khandke and Danielle Sharkey write for SportsPro on the future for private equity investment in women’s sport
Darren Bailey and Danielle Sharkey quoted by BBC Sport on the future of women's football in the UK
Satish Khandke and Danielle Sharkey quoted by SportsPro on the legal questions about the Premier League’s closed-doors return
Can we play yet?
It's a Ghost Town...
With the current lockdown halting professional sport competitions across the world, football betting corruption remains intact.
Danielle Sharkey, Hannah Kent and Simon Heatley write for PLC Magazine on the scope of litigation privilege
Charles Russell Speechlys launches Integrity Services Unit
Our sports group have launched their ‘Integrity Services Unit’, dedicated to tackling integrity issues in sport, and beyond.
Integrity and good governance – a lesson from Cricket Australia
Integrity Services Unit
Integrity is the lifeblood of sport. Commercial and reputational damage can be profound, costly and sometimes terminal.
Charles Russell Speechlys hires industry experts from World Rugby, FA, BHA to new-model sports practice
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Darren Bailey and Danielle Sharkey.