Regulatory & Criminal Barrister Co-Authors Leading Clubs & Associations Book

Paul Reid, Trinity Regulatory and Criminal law barrister has co-authored with David Ashton and Ian Smith the Third Edition of what is widely regarded as the definitive guide on the legal framework in which clubs, societies and associations operate.

The new Edition of 'Ashton & Reid on Clubs and Associations' is fully updated and includes new case law and recent legislation to provide practical legal advice for these bodies, their advisers and officers.

The book examines the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, and includes a full set of model rules as well as other useful material in the appendices. Topics covered include:

  • Alcohol licensing
  • Charities
  • Company law
  • Employment
  • Expulsion procedures
  • Food control
  • Litigation
  • Meetings
  • Promotion of lotteries 

Called in 1975, Paul has a diverse practice, specialising in Crime, Regulatory, Children law, as well as the Law of Clubs and Associations. After twenty years advising sports and other clubs on just about all legal matters he co-wrote, with David Ashton, the first edition of what has become the leading authority for those involved in the industry.

For further information and to order a copy published by Bloomsbury, click here or email

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