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
- 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
- British Association for Sport and Law (BASL)
- Criminal Bar Association
- Western Circuit
- Inn: Inner Temple
Gemma White is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.More Information
Head of Sports Louis Weston and Sports Barrister Gemma White call for sports-wide approach to sanctions for corruption offences
3PB head of sports Louis Weston and sports barrister Gemma White have written an article for LawInSport calling for a unified approach to sanctions for corrupti...Read more
3PB crime barristers Jodie Mittell and Gemma White successfully prosecute main class A drug networks discovered during "Operation Shield"
Jodie Mittell and Gemma White have successfully prosecuted the main class A drug networks discovered during “Operation Shield” in Southampton. Jodie led Gem...Read more
Gemma White completes LLM in Sports Law from De Montfort University, with Distinction
Gemma White has completed her LLM in Sports Law and Practice at De Montfort University, Leicester and will formally graduate with Distinction in July 2017. Gem...Read more