We are delighted to announce that Kendrah Potts won ‘Sports Junior of the Year’ and Chambers won ‘Professional Negligence Set of the Year’ at the 2022 Legal 500 Bar Awards last night.
Kendrah was described in this year’s Bar Guide as ‘a superstar. She is extremely clear, concise and thoughtful in the advice she provides.’ In 2021 Kendrah was named on The Lawyer’s Hot 100 Lawyers.
Kendrah is instructed on behalf of athletes, clubs, agents and governing bodies in the most high profile sports disputes. This has included representing Kieran Trippier, Daniel Sturridge, Alex Hales, Ollie Robinson, World Rugby (in bringing misconduct charges against Rassie Erasmus) and Birmingham City (in a financial fair play dispute).
Kendrah advises on all sports-related matters, including contract disputes, anti-doping rule violations, match-fixing charges, selection disputes, disciplinary matters, governance and corruption. She co-authored the chapter on ‘Misconduct’ in Lewis & Taylor: Sport Law & Practice and the chapter on ‘Safeguarding’ in Football and the Law.
In addition to her sports practice, Kendrah has a busy commercial and civil fraud practice. She is instructed in PIFSS v Al Rajaan & others and Suppipat v Narongdej & others, which were on The Lawyer’s Top Cases of 2020 and 2022 respectively.
Kendrah is on the arbitration and mediation panels of Sport Resolutions (as well as other sport governing body panels) and the London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation, and is a CEDR accredited mediator.
Kendrah was appointed to the Challenge Panel advising the UK Government on its review of UK Anti-Doping in 2017. In 2014 Kendrah was Legal Counsel to the international commission established by the Union Cycliste Internationale to investigate doping and related allegations of corruption in cycling and was the lead lawyer on sports integrity and anti-doping for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.