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Gordon Nurse

Call: 1973


Gordon Nurse is a leading commercial and chancery practitioner with a particular interest in sports regulation. He is the Disciplinary Commissioner of the International Hockey Federation and Chair of the England Hockey Appeal Panel. His practice ranges from multi-million-pound disputes in the Commercial Court to applications for statutory wills in the Court of Protection, and including most areas of the law normally litigated in the Chancery Division. His experience as a Deputy Chancery Master enables him to provide a clear and practical approach to litigation and procedure.

His advice in sporting matters include the drafting of club constitutions, the obtaining of charitable status by organisations concerned with sport, as well as the drafting and enforcement of disciplinary regulations. He was a member of the Hockey Jury of Appeal at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.

"A man of sound judgement and incisive reasoning”
Chancery: Traditional, Chambers UK Bar 2019