Brian O'Neill QC

Brian O’Neill QC

"His calm and confident manner means he is in great demand."

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Year of call: 1987 QC: 2010
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Sports Law

Now in his tenth year in Silk, Brian has appeared in numerous high profile cases and has represented a number of professional footballers.

Cases

Giuseppe Pagliara, Dax Price and Tommy Wright

The defendants, two football agents and an assistant manager are accused of offences under the Bribery Act following an investigation into alleged corruption in football by undercover journalists from The Daily Telegraph in 2016.  The case is presently ongoing at Southwark Crown Court, read more here.

Rohan Ince

Defence of a professional footballer accused of wounding a night club doorman with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

Brian’s client was acquitted of all charges, read more here.

Lewis Dunk and 3 others

Defence of a professional footballer accused of sexual assault and voyeurism.

Brian’s client was acquitted of all charges, read more here.

Lee Bowyer

Defence of a professional footballer accused of a public order offence following his sending off in a Premier League match.  Read more here.

Alan Quinn

Defence of a professional footballer accused of assault following an incident involving rival fans.

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