We are specialist lawyers for heavyweight international disputes. Clients come to us in serious situations, where reputation, livelihood and liberty are at risk.
Our Business Crime & Investigations team is the acknowledged leader in its sphere, praised by Chambers UK legal directory as the “Outstanding financial crime practice, and one of the earliest firms to establish itself in this field.” It works closely with our Fraud & Commercial Disputes team, described in the Legal 500 directory as “London’s best civil fraud litigation boutique”.
Founded 1938 – first, biggest and most experienced business crime team in London, with top-ranked civil fraud and commercial disputes capability
Act for clients all over the world – currently representing clients in the Asia-Pacific, Africa, Americas, Middle East, Russia/CIS, Europe and UK
Capacity to manage very large, complex, domestic and multi-jurisdictional disputes, with large team of specialist litigation support lawyers
International team of 70 experts speaking 20 major languages and working with a network of specialist lawyers and investigators all over the world
Acting for Post Office Limited in one of the biggest pieces of litigation in the UK, for an international manufacturing company on a major catastrophe, for Republic of Mozambique in the $2bn tuna bonds scandal
Historic cases include the biggest in the courts, such as Guinness, Blue Arrow, Barlow Clowes, Maxwell, the Madoff Ponzi fraud, US$6bn BTA v Ablyazov and the UK Department of Health v Reckitt Benckiser and Servier
A commitment to justice
At Peters & Peters we live our lives upholding justice – not just for our clients but for our communities, our people and the future inhabitants of our planet.
We have prepared a detailed 16-page report on our activities, which you can read here.