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Nottingham firm announces appointment of Equine Law Partner

Partner Caroline Bowler joins the firm’s dispute resolution team where she will specialise in equine law including disputes relating to the sale and purchase of horses and co-ownership of horses in addition to negligence claims predominantly involving the veterinary profession.


Caroline also has considerable experience in commercial litigation and property litigation matters.

Her practice in property litigation has focused on disputes relating to rights of way and adverse possession.

In the context of commercial litigation, she is regularly instructed on contractual disputes, partnership disputes and professional negligence claims against surveyors, solicitors and other professionals. 

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In recent years she has been instructed on a number of high-profile matters related to peer-to-peer lending.


Caroline was previously a director and head of dispute resolution at Actons and has 15 years’ experience in litigation. She is recognised by the Legal 500 as “one of the best equine lawyers”, in addition to her “expertise in property litigation”.


Caroline said: “I am delighted to be joining Rotheras.

“The firm has a reputation for providing an excellent service. 

“Having known a good number of individuals from the firm for a number of years I have first-hand knowledge of the quality and calibre of their work.

“I am also aware that they are a down to earth and friendly bunch of people.

“I am excited to introduce my specialism of equine law into the firm in addition to bolstering the already strong dispute resolution team.” 


Christina Yardley, CEO at Rotheras said:

“We are thrilled to welcome Caroline to the firm.

“Caroline has an outstanding reputation in the area of equine law as well as being an extremely talented commercial litigator and combines excellent technical experience whilst being approachable and thoroughly down to earth.

“A winning combination in my view.”

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