Areas of law:
Appeals Against Conviction and Sentence, Sports Law, Crime and Investigation
Jeremy is a Solicitor and Partner in our Manchester office with a national reputation for his work in high profile and serious crime work, as well as assisting clubs and athletes in sports related matters.
He has a particular expertise in representing clients in cases before the Court of Appeal and in applications to the Criminal Cases Review Commission, with a fine eye for detail looking to uncover new evidence that can undermine a conviction.
Jeremy heads up the Reeds Sports Law team, having represented clubs and players alike in various matters from disciplinary and contract issues to regulatory matters. He has provided educational seminars for the academies of numerous Football League and Premier League clubs.
Jeremy is an expert in the area of International Sports Law having studied for a Masters Degree in International Sports Law at ISDE in Madrid and a Masters in Sports Directorship at MMU.
Jeremy has undertaken the following:
- Represented club in matter concerning client facing ‘spot fixing allegations’
- Represented club concerning FA disciplinary allegations against manager
- Advised club on terms and conditions of transfer issues
- Advised club in relation to contractual issues and drafting contracts
- Advised player on image rights matters
- Assisted clubs and players in educational seminars to academies
R v BG Jeremy represented this defendant in this highly publicised case in a successful application to the CCRC and subsequent appeal hearing where the conviction for the murder of a television presenter was overturned. He went on to successfully defend the client in a retrial at the Central Criminal Court
R v LB High profile prosecution at the Central Criminal Court of an individual charged with the murder of a missing child
R v LB Successful appeal of woman charged with the murder of her father whose body had never been found
R v DD Successfully defended gynaecologist charged with the rape of a patient under hypnosis
R v MD Successfully defended client facing joint enterprise murder allegations
R v PS Successfully defended client facing gang assassination allegations