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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Sports Law

In sports law his areas of expertise include disciplinary tribunals and appeals, advising individuals and teams on doping allegations, and advising teams and companies on betting irregularities.

  • He has represented several high profile stars and teams in connection with allegations of on field misconduct.
  •  He has advised several teams and individuals in connection with allegations of doping and their dealings with UKAD and WADA.
  •  He presently represents one of the largest betting companies in connection with a dispute arising from access to commercially sensitive data.
  •  Chambers UK described his knowledge of sports law as “impressive” and recognise that his defence of sportsmen receives “much media attention”.


Current Instructions:


Oliver is representing a premiership football star in connection with allegations of criminal misconduct.

Recent Instructions:

ERB v Harlequins

The club, its director and several key players and support staff were accused of cheating in a case that became known as the infamous “Bloodgate” scandal.


Four players from the England touring side were accused of a serious sexual offence in New Zealand and faced allegations of bringing the game into disrepute on their return.

“His knowledge of sports law is impressive” – Chambers UK

“Sources value his impressive knowledge of sports law” – Chambers UK

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