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 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 Chambers 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

Advising Post Office Limited on its review of the largest volume of criminal appeals in British legal history following the fallout of the Horizon scandal

Historic cases include the biggest in the courts, such as Guinness, Blue Arrow, Barlow Clowes, Maxwell, the Madoff Ponzi fraud, US$6 billion BTA v Ablyazov and the UK Department of Health v Reckitt Benckiser and Servier

"The entire team at Peters & 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 and rankings

The Times

Best Law Firms

United Kingdom


Legal 500

Top tier

United Kingdom


Chambers UK 2024

Top-ranked firm

The Lawyer Awards 2021

Highly Commended: Independent Law Firm of the Year