News and Events - Brian O'Neill QC


24th Jan 2020News

Sports Law Group Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter edition of the Sports Law Group Newsletter.   Christopher Coltart QC Editor A note from the editor Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! 2 Hare Court has a burgeoning sports law practice, with members instructed in disciplinary cases involving football, rugby, athletics, horseracing and other sports.  This has led to […]

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 […]

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 […]