Horse Racing Law Department

We have been working for many years to support owners and professionals from the racing world.

Our clientele is made up of owners, investors, group stables, racehorse breeders, trainers, jockeys and institutions from many areas, the main ones of which are listed below:

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Our firm assists you in the drafting of specialized breeding (foal sharing, service contracts...) live foal guarantees as well as related litigation before the French and international courts.

Tac and customs issues when purchasing, working and selling racehorses

We support you in tax advice when investing in racehorses. Thus, we are able to provide advice on VAT, capital gains issues and tax optimization. We are also able to assist you with your customs and transport issues, either through legal advice or by recommending a knowledgeable service providers.

Disciplinary and sports doping proceedings and sports litigation before national and international institutions

Our teams assist you in your sport disputes regarding violations of sporting regulations, human and animal doping before France Galop.

Termination, revision of rural and commercial leases

We intervene in dealing with  French rural and commercial leases and, if necessary, support before the  French rural (Tribunal Paritiaire des Baux Ruraux) and commercial court in litigating in termination of rental agreements and payments.

Professional liability – insurance litigation

It is because horseracing is considered to be a high risk activity, and the horse can be the cause of an accident or the object of it we assist you in your professional civil liability and insurance disputes. We assist you during the amicable and judicial expert appraisal phases as well as before the courts in the context of contractual, tort and criminal liability proceedings.