One of the industry’s leading authorities in equestrian law, Jodie Seddon, has joined Level.
Jodie began her career as a corporate and commercial lawyer and has broad experience of corporate finance and commercial contracts practice gained in senior roles both in house and in private practice.
Jodie joins Level from Gunnnercooke. During her time there, she was instrumental in establishing and leading the firm’s Equestrian law arm.
Her clients include professional riders and trainers, bloodstock agents, horse owners, landowners, farmers, sponsors, event organisers, brand managers and PR organisations, livery yards, riding schools, commercial businesses, national and international federations and governing bodies.
Jodie provides accessible, commercial legal advice for those working in the sport, as appreciation and demand for better structured relationships and contracts between parties grows.
Jodie is a Band 2 ranked lawyer in the 2023 edition of Chambers & Partners, who have referred to Jodie as “sought out by clients because of her first-hand knowledge of the industry.”
“Joining Level allows me to continue to combine my equestrian and legal interests in a firm designed for lawyers working in the sporting world.
I am looking forward to the next stage of growth for my equine law practice, using my personal knowledge of the equine world, and understanding of the context of equine-related issues, along with my extensive first-hand knowledge as a rider, yard, owner, breeder, and employer.”
Amy Sullivan, Level’s Head of Growth said:
“We are delighted to welcome Jodie to Level. She is one of the industry’s most knowledgeable legal experts in her field. Jodie will be the first equestrian specialist at Level, adding another string to the Sport team’s bow.”