Oliver Glasgow QC

Oliver Glasgow QC

"Polished and highly intelligent, he is simply one of the best prosecutors around. Master of his brief and a deadly cross-examiner. Mr Glasgow is very approachable, decisive and always dealt with the cases to the highest standard. He's an excellent advocate, concentrates on the issues in the case and engages well with other court users."

Legal 500 UK 2021
Year of call: 1995 QC: 2016
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Professional Discipline

In professional discipline and regulatory work he has extensive experience of a wide range of civil tribunals and High Court actions.

  • He has prosecuted and defended in cases of significant complexity brought by regulators and disciplinary bodies before tribunals and appellate bodies.
  • Having previously prosecuted for the General Medical Council and the Bar Standards Board, he now defends before numerous professional regulators, including the General Medical Council, the General Dental Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • He has advised and represented health care professionals at local and national level before their regulatory body and has successfully appealed decisions to suspend individual and group practising certificates.
  • He has acted on behalf of businesses and their directors in cases of VAT and tax liability and has successfully appeared before appeal tribunals securing the substantial reduction of penalties previously imposed upon them.
  • He has advised and represented sportsmen and teams in cases of doping, on field misconduct and cheating including: ‘Bloodgate’, sexual assault claims against the English rugby team and several professional cyclists.



The defendant dentist successfully opposed the suspension of his practising certificate despite the serious criminal allegations that were made against him.


The defendant doctor faces wide ranging allegations of incompetence and dishonesty, which span a period of ten years.

“Commercial, hard-working and very approachable.” – Chambers & Partners UK

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

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