Matthew Cannings

Year of Call: 2006
Email Address: matthew.cannings@3pb.co.uk
Secure Email: matthew.cannings@3paper.cjsm.net
Telephone: 0117 928 1520

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Sports

Matthew is developing a practice in sports law.  He is an experienced advocate appearing regularly in the High Court, County Court and Tribunals, including the Upper Tribunal.

Matthew has particular skill and experience in addressing regulatory disputes and analysis of rules and regulations made by public bodies.  He is also experienced in disputes in the sporting context, having:

  • Acted for a golf club in relation to a nuisance claim brought by a neighbouring landowner based upon straying golf balls (Taafe v Acanthus Golf Ltd)
  • Advised a national association upon issues relating to the effect of disability discrimination law on golf clubs, including the different considerations relevant to proprietary clubs and private members’ clubs.

Matthew is both a follower and participant in a range of sports enjoying cycling and playing golf and cricket and watching most sports including, in particular, cricket, cycling and horse racing.

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Academic qualifications

  • LLB (Hons) AKC – King’s College London
  • LLM (Dunelm) – University of Durham
  • Bar Vocational Course – Nottingham Law School
  • A Blackstone Entrance Exhibitioner of the Middle Temple

Professional bodies

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Western Circuit

Direct Access

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

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