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Danielle Sharkey

Senior Associate

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About

Danielle 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.

Experience

  • 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.

Recognition

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Our thinking

  • The Paul Pogba Ban - what happens now?

    Danielle Sharkey

    Quick Reads

  • Danielle Sharkey and Daniel McDonagh write for City AM on sports cases that could define 2024

    Danielle Sharkey

    In The Press

  • “Nobody puts Baby in the corner…”

    Danielle Sharkey

    Quick Reads

  • Publication of the Third edition of Lissack and Horlick on Bribery and Corruption

    Danielle Sharkey

    News

  • Satish Khandke and Danielle Sharkey write for SportsPro on the future for private equity investment in women’s sport

    Satish Khandke

    In The Press

  • Darren Bailey and Danielle Sharkey quoted by BBC Sport on the future of women's football in the UK

    Darren Bailey

    In The Press

  • Satish Khandke and Danielle Sharkey quoted by SportsPro on the legal questions about the Premier League’s closed-doors return

    Satish Khandke

    In The Press

  • Can we play yet?

    Ayman Shehata

    Quick Reads

  • It's a Ghost Town...

    Danielle Sharkey

    Insights

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