Karen Moorhouse - Non-Executive Director

Karen is the Rugby Football League’s Director of Operations and Legal with overall responsibility for all regulatory matters across the whole of the Game including Salary Cap and Player Registrations, Facility Standards, Safeguarding, Medical, On Field and Off Field Disciplinary matters and Player Welfare. In addition, Karen is the Company Secretary (a role she has held since late 2016).

Karen joined the Rugby Football League in 2008 as Compliance Manager. In 2009 she became Head of Legal and then in 2014 assumed her current role. Whilst Head of Legal, Karen was also on the Project Board of the Rugby League World Cup 2013.

Karen is a qualified solicitor having read law at Cambridge University graduating with a First Class Degree (whilst also gaining a Blue for Rowing). Karen completed her solicitor training contract at Magic Circle law firm Linklaters: subsequently qualifying into the Banking Department.

In 2005 Karen joined The Football Association as an In House Lawyer with responsibility for a range of sponsorship, commercial and other legal matters.

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