Stephen Cottrell

A former professional rugby player and General Counsel of New Zealand Rugby, Stephen Cottrell specialises in sports law and dispute resolution.

He is the principal of Cottsport Limited, a sports advisory company and incorporated law firm in both Australia and New Zealand. Clients include NZ Rugby, NZ Cricket, NZ Netball, NZ Football, SANZAAR, NRL, Melbourne Storm and Dame Valerie Adams.

A previous Board member of Drug Free Sport New Zealand, Stephen is an experienced AWI certified work place investigator who has also completed independent reviews for Sport New Zealand on Elite Athletes rights and welfare and the All Whites failure to qualify for the 2014FIFA Football World Cup.

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To enquire about Stephen Cottrell assisting with a sport or recreation complaint or dispute please call 0800 493 612 with no obligation to proceed.