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”.

Our Firm

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

"When we got to the trial, it was crystal clear that it was not just about doing the job for Peters & Peters. It was about winning. The whole team was inspired by winning, so it was not just my win, it was theirs too."
Richard Boath
Former Head of the Financial Institutions Group EMEA, Barclays Capital

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

"The entire team at Peters and Peters has been exemplary; the volume of the work is huge and the workload immense, but it has all been delivered to an exceptionally high standard and always on time."
Declan Salter
Director – Historical Matters, Post Office Limited

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.

"I was expecting a football kit and a few quid but the money we've received so far has been incredible."
Lee Dema
Project Founder, the St. Matthew's Project

Awards

The Times

Legal 500

Chambers UK 2022

The Lawyer Awards 2021