Gemma White

Year of Call: 2009
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Telephone: 01962 868884

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Gemma is passionate about sport and has begun to develop her practice in this niche area. She has completed a Masters Degree in Sports Law and Practice at De Montfort University and is a member of the British Association of Sport and the Law. Gemma has written sports law articles published by LawinSport.

She has particular experience in disciplinary matters and has advised governing bodies; she has advised a local FA on diverse Equality Act matters, including ethics, safeguarding and transgender policy. She has experience of anti-doping and has appeared before the UK national anti doping Tribunal; she acted pro bono on behalf of an athlete in the first contested anti-doping case under the revised 2015 WADA Code.

Gemma is keen to continue to develop her practice in all areas of sports law and accepts instructions across the board in regulatory and commercial cases.


  • 2nd Sep 2016

    The Best of intentions: what Best v. BHA has taught us about appearance of bias & sufficiency of reasons by Gemma White

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Academic qualifications

  • LLB Law with French (Hons) 2.1 - University of the West of England, Bristol
  • Certificate in European Political Studies - Université de Robert Schuman, Strasbourg
  • Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent) BPP Holborn
  • LLM Sports Law and Practice (Distinction) - De Montfort University Leicester

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • Grade 2 Prosecutor

Professional bodies

  • British Association for Sport and Law (BASL)
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Western Circuit
  • Inn: Inner Temple

Direct Access

Gemma White is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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