Michael O'Kane

Watch: sanctions de-listings in the UK, EU and US webinar


Earlier this week, Michael O’Kane hosted a discussion on the different approaches of the courts and governments in the UK, EU and USA to the issue of removing people and companies from targeted sanctions lists, including analysing recent case law. The recording of the webinar is now available to view. The speakers  – Michael O’Kane, […]

Anna Bradshaw

Are British carmakers circumventing sanctions on Russia? Anna Bradshaw advises that the industry should keep an eye out for red flags


Anna Bradshaw was interviewed on Sky News about whether British carmakers are getting around sanctions on Russia.   Anna spoke about how the industry “has to be more aware of what red flags to look out for and what to do when they become aware of something that potentially looks like circumvention.”

Jasvinder Nakhwal

Peters & Peters successful in securing deletion of Russian INTERPOL diffusion following revision application


Peters & Peters acts for a prominent Russian businessman who has been pursued by the authorities of the Russian Federation in connection with flawed and politically motivated criminal charges in proceedings spanning several years and multiple jurisdictions. We made detailed submissions to the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files (CCF) for the deletion of […]

Prosecution offers no evidence against Peters & Peters client


This week, our client – a senior professional within a regulated services firm and a man of good character – was exonerated as the prosecution finally offered no evidence against him for allegations of non-fatal strangulation, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault. The case centred on an incident where our client says he […]

Supreme Court unanimously upholds appeal in Republic of Mozambique ‘hidden debts’ litigation


The Supreme Court has today given judgment in The Republic of Mozambique (acting through its Attorney General) (Appellant) v Privinvest Shipbuilding SAL (Holding) and Others (Respondents) [2023] UKSC 32. In a judgment given by Lord Hodge, Deputy President of the Supreme Court, with whom Lord Lloyd-Jones, Lord Hamblen, Lord Leggatt and Lord Richards agree, the […]

Rachel Cook

Prosecution for a false passport discontinued against Peters & Peters client


Our client, a young woman with no previous convictions, has today had proceedings discontinued against her for allegedly possessing a false identity document, without reasonable excuse.   Our client, a dual national, was accused of being in possession of a false passport at Heathrow airport, where she was attempting to board a flight for a […]

Sarah Gabriel

Supreme Court hears appeal in Republic of Mozambique ‘Hidden Debts’ litigation


The Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Republic of Mozambique (acting through its Attorney General) (Appellant) v Privinvest Shipbuilding SAL (Holding) and Others (Respondents) (2021/0085) from 24 to 25 January 2023. The appeal arises out of ongoing litigation before the Commercial Court in which Peters & Peters has acted for the Republic of Mozambique […]

Lawyer of the Week: Nick Vamos in The Times


Our Head of Business Crime, Nick Vamos, was featured in The Times as Lawyer of the Week on Wednesday 14 December 2022 for his role representing for free the family of Harry Dunn, in the prosecution of Anne Sacoolas, the US government official who pleaded guilty to causing the death of the teenager in 2019 […]

Peters & Peters

Nick Vamos of Peters & Peters on the Anne Sacoolas Sentence


Our Head of Business Crime, Nick Vamos, speaks to Sky News about the sentence of eight months in prison suspended, handed down to US government employee Anne Sacoolas in London on 9 December 2022.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgyICmox1p8 Nick, who represented the family of Harry Dunn, killed by Mrs Sacoolas in a dangerous driving incident, told Sky […]

Corporate criminal liability reform: a breakthrough at last?


Amendments to the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill may prove to be a breakthrough in the stalemate over the reform of corporate criminal liability. The proposed amendments were put forward by Dame Margaret Hodge to the Public Bill Committee on Thursday 24 November 2022. If adopted in this form, they would fundamentally change the […]