Stephen Harvey QC

Stephen Harvey QC

Call 1979
Silk 2006

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Sports Law

Stephen has dealt with a number of sporting disciplinary issues and has expertise involving situations in which the criminal law impinges upon a sports personality or sporting activity.

Stephen’s particular expertise is anti-corruption, bribery and corporate governance. He has been involved in issues from both the individual and a club's perspective.

Stephen has a particular interest in the regulation and discipline of football, rugby, motor sport, horseracing and greyhound racing.


AB - Football Disciplinary Commission hearing. Advised and represented a footballer accused of racial abuse and assault. Acquitted.

YY - Advised and represented a premier league footballer in relation to allegations of assault.

AA - Advised another premier league football player in relation to motoring and accusations of dishonesty.

XX - Advised another premier league footballer in relation to criminal charges involving assault and public order offences.

Academic Qualifications

  • Associate Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • LLB(Hons)(Lond)

Professional Bodies

  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
  • The British Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • The Criminal Bar Association
  • The Health and Safety Lawyers Association
  • The Public Access Bar Association