Blondel Thompson is a barrister in practice at St Philips Chambers, Birmingham. She specialises in crime and sports disciplinary cases. Her criminal practice centres on the prosecution and defence of serious sexual offences. She is an approved rape advocate. Blondel is a panel member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport and chairs disciplinary panels for a number of governing bodies. She is a former British and Commonwealth record holder in the 100m hurdles.