4. Wayne Barnes (Barrister)
Barnes is a barrister and one of the founding members of Fulcrum Chambers. He heads up their Sports Law team and uses his unparalleled experience of supporting corporate clients whilst still being heavily involved at the top end of professional sport,
Away from law, Wayne has refereed over 90 international rugby union test matches and has overseen more Rugby World Cup matches than any other official, including three quarter finals, a semi-final and a two bronze finals. In 2019, he was named the World Rugby Referee of the Year.