Monty has been with Peters & Peters throughout his legal career, which spans over 50 years. He was Senior Partner until 2005 and now remains with the firm as full-time Special Counsel.
Monty has more experience at dealing with the highest level white collar criminal cases than any other UK lawyer. He was ranked as an expert in Legal Experts and named as one of the top ten crisis lawyers in Legal Business December/January 2008. He was named in The Lawyer in their 20th Anniversary Edition Hall of Fame: The great and the good and is a visiting Professor of law at Kingston University.
He acts for corporate and individual clients, financial institutions and professional firms, dealing with a huge variety of domestic and international fraud related matters including corruption investigations, regulatory inquiries, compliance advice (particularly anti-money laundering), tax investigations and securities infractions.
Among the numerous high profile cases that he has been involved in over the last two decades are Lloyds of London, Guinness, Barlow Clowes, Blue Arrow, BCCI, Maxwell, Wickes, Versailles, Cash for Honours, Oil-for-Food and a whole host of others, less well known or less well publicised.
He also acted in the case of Greenway, the only British Member of Parliament to be prosecuted for corruption.
When not practising, he is much sought after globally as an accomplished lecturer and speaker on all aspects of international business crime and regulation. He has regularly given evidence to the GRECO and OECD Bribery Working Group peer reviews. He took part in the plenary working sessions of the Council of Europe in preparation for the first Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption and in 2009, he was invited to give evidence on the Bribery Act to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee.
Monty is a past president of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association; founder of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association, immediate past Chair of its Anti-Corruption Committee; ex member of the Council of the Institute of Education in the University of London; Honorary Solicitor to The Howard League for Penal Reform; Senior Advisor toIBA/SBLMoney Laundering Directive Implementation Group; Member of The Board of Directors of the Fraud Advisory Panel; and Director of Transparency International (UK).