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British Paralympic Association and Hogan Lovells UK

Hogan Lovells is proud to be a Gold Partner of, and official legal services provider to, the British Paralympic Association.

Hogan Lovells is Official Legal Services Provider to the BPA through to Tokyo 2020. A long-standing relationship between the two organisations has existed since before Beijing 2008. Throughout this period, led by relationship partner Richard Welfare, Hogan Lovells has provided the BPA with legal advice, secondments (including in-Games legal support) and volunteers across a number of areas, supporting ParalympicsGB to achieve historic performances at London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018.

In addition to supporting world champion sprinter Sophie Hahn MBE with an athletic scholarship, and Hogan Lovells ambassador and Paralympic, World, European and Commonwealth Champion swimmer Ollie Hynd MBE; the firm also provides pro bono legal advice to clients including Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby, the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation, UK Boccia Federation and the International Boccia Federation.

Athlete snapshot - James Barnes-Miller

James Barnes-Miller in Revelstoke Canada, as he prepared for his final world cup races. Next stop - the Paralympics in PyeongChang!

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Athlete snapshot – Jack Daniel Peters

Jack Daniel Peters: "Diving out the start gate, chasing the Paralympic dream in Veysonnaz, Switzerland."

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Back to Racing, by Kelly Gallagher

I’ve been a little rusty at racing as I’ve been focused this whole year on overcoming my fear of speed after injury.

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An interview with Hogan Lovells GB Para-athlete Bursary 2017 recipient – James Barnes-Miller

Watch our two part interview with GB Para Snowboarder James Barnes-Miller.

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Leif Thobroe garage conversion tour

Leif Thobroe, GB Para Taekwondo athlete and recipient of the 2017 Hogan Lovells GB Para-athlete Bursary, gives us a quick tour of his garage conversion.

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Press Releases

Paving the road to sporting success for seven GB Para-athletes awarded Hogan Lovells bursary

Hogan Lovells today announces the recipients of its GB Para-Athlete Bursary to support aspiring Paralympians in the run-up to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games and the Tokyo 2020 ...

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