Oliver Glasgow KC

Oliver Glasgow KC

"Oliver is First Senior Treasury Counsel. He is a class act. His memory is phenomenal, his command of facts is second to none, he is a first class lawyer and advocate. Forceful, direct and devastating. An opponent to be feared in court but a gent outside. Oliver is at the very top of his game."

Legal 500 UK
Year of call: 1995 KC: 2016
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Business Crime & Financial Services

He has extensive experience advising and acting for companies and businesses in all areas of business crime and financial regulation.

  • His ability to provide concise and practical advice across a range of financial and business matters has proved invaluable to clients.
  • He is presently instructed to advise an international company in connection with a private prosecution, and a foreign national being investigated by the SFO.


Current Instructions:


Oliver is presently advising the SFO in connection with allegations of fraud arising out of abuse of the coronavirus loan scheme set up by the government during the pandemic.

Recent Instructions:


The defendant, a successful Hong Kong tax advisor, is being investigated and prosecuted by her regulatory body in connection with her management of client funds.


The defendant, who acted as an intermediary between BAE and a foreign government, is under investigation for bribery and corruption as part of an on-going SFO investigation.


The defendant company, who provide services to the betting industry, has sought advice in connection with protecting their business interests and bringing a private prosecution against a rival business for infringement of their activities and defamation.

“He’s a real class act and a really consummate prosecutor” – Chambers UK

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