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Walter Nicholls

+44 (0) 161 234 8814
+44 (0) 161 234 8846

My specialist area

Sports Law

I qualified in


What it's like to work at George Davies

There is a very friendly atmosphere at the firm and everyone is keen to do the very best they can for their clients.

My professional memberships/ networks

Honorary & Company Secretary – Amateur Athletic Association
Trustee – AAA "Athletics for the Young" Charity
Legal Advisor – British Masters Athletic Federation
Legal Advisor – Northern Athletics
Legal Advisor – Greater Manchester County Athletic Association
Panel Member – Sports Resolutions
Member & Former Director – British Association for Sport & Law
Former Secretary – British Athletics Anti Doping Panel
Chairman – Gallery Committee Portico Library & Gallery

My experience/ cases of note

I have extensive Experience in most branches of the law with a "General Practitioner" background. In Sports Law – I have experience in Chairmanship of Disciplinary Tribunals/ Anti-Doping Tribunals – drafting constitutions. I have also fought doping cases on behalf of sportsmen before tribunals including international cases before International Athletics Federation.

My additional qualifications

Panel Member – Sports Resolutions (formerly UK Sport, Sports Dispute Resolution panel) 

What I do when I'm not at work

I enjoy drawing and painting as well as viewing art, I also enjoy watching athletics and reading.