Equitana Melbourne

2024 EDUCATOR

Emily Purvis

Other, Equine Law

Emily Purvis is one of Australia’s leading equine law practitioners. After graduating with a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia, she went on to work for international law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills.

In 2021, Emily combined her passion for practising law and riding horses to establish PURE Equine Law. PURE Equine Law specialises in providing comprehensive legal solutions for the equine industry across Australia. With her top tier legal training and 25+ years of experience with horses, Emily provides clients with a unique blend of legal experience and equine knowledge. The practice supports individuals and businesses with disputes, contracts, debt recovery, compliance, employment law issues and more.

Emily is heavily involved with the “NewLaw” community and brings fresh, innovative and pragmatic thinking to her practice of law. Contract templates for straightforward horse sale and lease transactions can be downloaded from the website at a cost effective price. Emily is passionate about making the law more accessible and is fastidious in her approach to delivering legal services. Emily is also a regular contributor to national horse magazine, Hoofbeats, on equine law related topics.

Emily’s contributions to equine law have been nationally recognised. Her work with PURE Equine Law earned her the prestigious Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 – Sports and Entertainment award in 2023. Emily was also a finalist in the 2022 Women in Law Awards – Thought Leader of the Year category.

Visit Emily Purvis at the following sessions

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Thursday November 14th

EQUITANA Classroom (Royal Block)

Legal Tips for Buyers and Sellers / Horse deal disasters

Most of us in the horse world are familiar with the process of buying and selling horses. But what happens when things go wrong?

Through real-life stories of horse deals gone awry, participants will gain an understanding of common legal pitfalls, how to avoid them and the potential legal repercussions that can arise in equine transactions. Led by an experienced equine lawyer, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to learn from real scenarios and acquire practical strategies for mitigating risks.

Discover the intricacies of buyer and seller obligations, the importance of clear contracts, and the power of due diligence when it comes to horse deals. Whether you’re a seasoned horse professional or a new entrant in the industry, this workshop equips you with the knowledge needed to navigate the world of equine transactions with confidence and insight.

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Saturday November 16th

Ariat Theatrette, Ariat Building

In the Arena of Law: Understand legal risks for horse related businesses

Horse-related businesses such as agistment centres, training stables, sales agents, riding schools and coaches are exposed to a large number of risks daily. Some of these risks could have devastating financial and reputational consequences.

This engaging session offers an exploration of the legal challenges that horse entrepreneurs often face, and how these risks can be proactively addressed. Led by an experienced equine lawyer, this workshop outlines the potential pitfalls and common legal questions that arise.

Whether you’re a seasoned horse business owner or embarking on your entrepreneurial journey, this workshop equips you with the knowledge and tools necessary to safeguard your interests, ensure compliance, and foster a thriving horse-related enterprise. Join us to gain insights that can transform your business approach and set you on the path to sustained success.

Training

Adam Sutton

Training

Adele Edwards

Training & Horsemanship

Allan Collett

Horse health / Care

Amanda Edwards

Training & Horsemanship

Amanda Wilson

lifestyle

Amber Evans

Horse health / Care

Anna Minogue

Lifestyle

Anthony Worm

Horse health / Care

Antoinette Foster

Training & Horsemanship

Ash Barnett

Training & Horsemanship

Brett Parbery

Horse health / Care

Camilla Whishaw

Horse health / Care

Carol Layton

Other

Chase Day

Training & Horsemanship

Chloe Phillips-Harris

Horse Health / Care

Daisy Bicking

Sport, training

David Cowley

Horse health / Care

David Nash

Lifestyle

Despina Mitrakas

Horse health / Care

Dr Jacqui Panozzo

Horse Health, Care

Dr Jennifer Clulow

Horse health / Care

Dr John Walker

Training & Horsemanship

Dr Kate Fenner

Horse health / Care / Training

Dr Melanie Quick

Horse health / Care

Dr Peter Huntington

Horse health / Care

Dr Raquel Butler

Horse Health / Care

Dr Sabine Ware

Training & Horsemanship

Dr Shelley Appleton

Horse health / Care

Dr. Ben Sykes

Training & Horsemanship

Elsa Sinclair

Training & Horsemanship

Georgia Bates

Training, Sport

Georgia Kneen

Other, Horse Business

Glenys Cox

Lifestyle

Helen Fletcher

Other, Sports, mindset

Helen Huie

Training & Horsemanship

Ian Mark Shaw

Training

Jane Hemingway-Mohr

Horse health / Care

Jeremy Ford

Horse health / Care

Jessica Blackwell

Horse Health / Care

Karyn Campbell

Training

Kathleen Kindler

Horse Health / Care

Kathryn Christieson

Training & Horsemanship

Kim Thompson

Training

Lara Poynton

Horse health / Care

Larissa Bilston

Horse Health / Care

Leah Wellard

Training & Horsemanship

Lee Davis

Lifestyle

Louise Sedgman

Horse health / Care

Matt Rannstrom

Training & Horsemanship

Matthew Thompson

Horse Health / Care

Mel Rowe

Lifestyle

Melinda Macaulay

Training & Horsemanship

Michelle O’Neill

Training & Horsemanship

Naomi Lee

Horse health / Care

Natalia Budisa

Horse health / Care

Nathan Marshall

Horse health / Care

Nikita Stowers

Lifestyle

Racing Victoria

Lifestyle / Rider Preparation

Robyn Schiller

Training & Horsemanship

Sallyanne Slater

Training

Sandi Simons

Other - Teaching Groups

Sarah Venamore

Sport / Side Saddle

Stacey Rusic

Training & Horsemanship

Sue Spence

Sport / Ranch Riding

Sue Williams

Training

Tanja Mitton

Horse Health / Care

Tanya French

TOPICS

  • Cooperative Care

Other / Arena Construction

Todd Cunningham

Training & Horsemanship

Tori Jeffress

Horse health / Care

Tracy Whiter

Trisha Mc Cagh

Training

Warwick Schiller

Training & Horsemanship

Zoe McKinlay

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