Who is Lord Pannick KC? Man City lawyer who has previously worked for The Queen | The Sun

MANCHESTER CITY are already looking at fighting their battle against the Premier League with full force.

City have been hit with over 100 charges relating to alleged financial breaches over a number of years.

The club deny wrongdoing but could face severe punishments if they allegations are proven.

The Lawyer report that City are now drafting in the biggest names from the legal professional to help defend their case.

Respected lawyer Lord Pannick KC has been hired by the club as they look to clear their name.

Who is Lord Pannick KC?

Lord Pannick KC has two degrees from Oxford University and is known as one of the UK's most respected lawyers.

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He specialises on Public Law, Human Rights and Constitutional Law and has undertaken very high-profile cases during his career.

His clients include The Queen, winning jan injunction in the High Court to stop publishing of allegations about her home life.

Lord Pannick has previously advised Boris Johnson over allegations that he partied in Downing Street during lockdown.

It is also likely to be costly for Man City as Lord Pannick could reportedly be paid £80,000 a day, or £400,000 a week, should the case come to trial and he was to be working full-time.

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This wage would equal what star player Kevin De Bruyne is paid by the club.

Lord Pannick is reported to typically charge around £5,000 an hour for his services and even at that wage he would be pocketing more than all but seven of City's players.

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