News and Events - Brian O'Neill QC

17th Oct 2019News

Brian O’Neill QC, Julia Faure Walker & Merry Van Woodenberg Prosecute Football Bribery Trial at Southwark Crown Court

The case stems from an extensive undercover investigation into alleged corruption in football by The Daily Telegraph in 2016, the most high profile casualty of which was Sam Allardyce, the then England manager, who resigned his position. Two football agents, Guiseppe ‘Pino’ Pagliara and Dax Price, and a former assistant manager of Championship side Barnsley […]

10th Oct 2019News

Private Prosecution Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group Newsletter. A range of topics is covered by members of 2 Hare Court’s experienced Private Prosecution practitioners in this latest edition.   Oliver Glasgow QC and Hannah Thomas look at recent changes aimed at the regulation of private prosecutions in the Criminal […]

19th Oct 2018Newsletters

Business Crime & Financial Services Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to this Autumn edition of 2 Hare Court’s Business Crime Group newsletter; we hope that it finds you refreshed after a summer break. In this edition, Oliver Glasgow QC and Ben Rich discuss the first challenge to an Unexplained Wealth Order which was brought by Mrs Hajiyeva, who infamously spent £16 million in Harrods […]

8th Oct 2018News

Brian O’Neill QC Secures Acquittal in Long Running Civil Private Prosecution

Brian O’Neill QC has secured the acquittal of K in a private prosecution brought against him following long running civil proceedings.  K was accused of fraud relating to the issue of gas safe certificates; what might be described as a ‘health and safety fraud’.  Following a three weeks trial earlier this year, at which an […]

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