Legal helpline

Did you know that Rothera Bray is the Official Legal Partner of British Dressage?

Rothera Bray (formerly Rotheras) are proud official legal partners to British Dressage, as well as being one of our sponsors at our annual National Championships.

Caroline Bowler, their specialist equine solicitor is widely regarded as a trusted expert in equine law, with experience spanning more than 15 years. Caroline is a Dispute Resolution Partner and has a passion for equine law. She is instructed by individuals and businesses and is experienced in resolving disputes using alternative dispute resolution methods including mediation, as well as traditional court proceedings. She is recognised as one of the leading equine lawyers both nationally and internationally.

Member benefits

As part of your British Dressage membership, paid members receive the following benefits:

Free legal advice helpline

Up to 30 minutes of free legal advice from a fully qualified dedicated equine solicitor and access to legal advice for any other legal matter! It operates seven days per week, with an answerphone message for out of hours. You will receive a call back within 24 hours Monday to Friday, (48 hours if weekend or bank holiday)

Legal advice helpline: 0115 841 6669

Or email us at:

Access to additional legal services

In addition to their specialist equine legal services, Rothera Bray can also support our members on a wide range of other legal matters, including:

Rothera Bray expert advice

Rothera Bray have put together lots of articles and advice to help our members with common issues they may come across relating to owning and riding a horse. Read their latest blogs and advice:


About Rothera Bray

Rothera Bray Solicitors is a legal 500 firm based in Nottingham, Leicester and Derby. We have been providing straight-talking, high quality legal advice for nearly 200 years. This solid foundation of knowledge, experience and expertise underpins everything we do.

We have expertise across a wide range of sectors and strive to offer impeccable service to our clients. In addition to advice, we offer practical solutions and a holistic approach to our clients’ needs.

We operate from 7 branches and act for clients nationally. We’re big enough to service all of your legal requirements under one roof but small enough to get to know you and maintain lasting, personal relationships.