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10th Jan 2020News

IICSA publishes report on Children Outside the UK

The Report covers the second phase of IICSA’s Children Outside the UK investigation, in which the following topics were examined: (i) the use of civil orders to prevent foreign travel by individuals known to the UK authorities to pose a risk to children; (ii) the use of section 72 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 […]

16th Dec 2019News

Brian O’Neill QC, Julia Faure Walker and Merry van Woodenberg secure convictions in football bribery trial at Southwark Crown Court

Following a trial of two months’ duration, two football agents, Giuseppe ‘Pino’ Pagliara and Dax Price, and a former assistant head coach of Championship side Barnsley FC, Tommy Wright, have been convicted of four counts under the Bribery Act 2010. The case stemmed from an extensive undercover investigation into alleged corruption in football by The […]