BW 21 04 2020

Stephen Harvey KC

Year of Call: 1979
Year of Silk: 2006
Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone: 020 7583 8055 

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Stephen has successfully represented sportsmen and women (some of national significance) before their disciplinary bodies for a variety of matters.

XFC NO 1 – Successfully persuaded the FA to drop an investigation into a footballer alleged to have made racist remarks during a game.

XFC NO 2 – Successfully persuaded the FA not to proceed with an investigation into an allegation that the FC involved failed to cooperate with its investigation.

Sports tribunals

Stephen has sat as the Legal Chair of a Disciplinary Appeal Panel involving international athletes.

Sporting inquiries

Stephen has been in structed to investigate an Olympic athlete’s conduct following a series of complaints.


Stephen has recently advised an international club on match-fixing issues and investigations by the ICC

He has also advised in relation to matters before the British Horseracing Authority.

  • Articles
    • “Fixing” the problems in cricket – How to do it?

      “Fixing” the problems in cricket – How to do it: an analysis by Stephen Harvey QC

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  • Recommendations

    Stephen has been rated by both of the two main professional directories:

    Chambers & Partners states that ‘Stephen is a meticulous and confident performer who is both charming and hardworking’. He is active in a wide range of areas, and has notable specialisations in fraud and copyright theft’.

    ‘…(he) honed his skills in engineering and financial services before coming to the Bar. He wins acclaim for his charming manner and clear-headedness’.

    Legal 500 particularly refers to his, ‘…wealth of experience in the cross-examination of experts (in a variety of fields) and (he) has lectured…on the topic of ‘The expert witness’.

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