Solicitor and former Partner of Charles Russell LLP.
Patrick Russell is a solicitor and formerly a partner of Charles Russell LLP from 1982 until his retirement from the firm in 2013. He was Senior Partner from 2006 to 2013 and Managing Partner from 1993 to 1999.
He was the principal legal advisor to The Jockey Club and the HRA and the BHA in the field of regulation, discipline and the Rules of Racing from 1989 until his appointment as the BHA's independent Disciplinary Officer in 2009, a position which he still occupies. He is Chairman of Solicitors Indemnity Mutual Insurance Ltd and a trustee of the Association of Sail Training Organisations [otherwise known as UK Sail Training].