Michael Vere-Hodge QC
Michael Vere-Hodge is a hugely experienced senior Silk with a reputation for combining a mastery of the detail with effective cross-examination. Over the years he has appeared in a wide variety of challenging cases acting both for the prosecution and defence. He is also a Silk accredited to undertake Public Access work.
Michael is an experience clay pigeon shot who has represented Great Britain as an individual and as a GBR team member on many occasions over 30 years. He has won several International medals across three disciplines and in 2015 he won his first individual World Championship.
Michael has advised on various Sports National Governing Bodies’ compliance with their Selection Criteria for Great Britain Teams and Olympic nominations. Also advisory work on their governance including disciplinary action to be taken following allegations of bad behaviour by members of GBR teams abroad.
2016 Represented a ‘whistleblower’ accused of misconduct by his member Association. Interpretation of Company Articles, Disciplinary Code and Human Rights Act. Direct Access.
Advisory work on behalf of an athlete who wished to appeal against their non-selection for the 2012 Olympic Games. Appeal successful.