Peters & Peters obtains partial strike out of FCA case

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The Upper Tribunal issued an important case management judgment on 8 May 2024 in the case of FCA v Banque Havilland & Ors.  Nick Vamos, James Tyler and Julia Steinhardt represent the second defendant in the case, Mr Edmund Rowland. Mr Rowland is alleged to have been involved in the creation and dissemination of a […]

Michael O'Kane

Eugene Shvidler’s case is going to UK Supreme Court

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The UK Supreme Court has granted permission to Eugene Shvidler to appeal against the Court of Appeal judgment upholding sanctions against him. Michael O’Kane acts for Mr Shvidler. This will be an important case on the UK courts’ approach to targeted sanctions challenges. The UK designated Mr Shvidler in March 2022 for being associated with […]

Jonathan Tickner

CAT to rule on whether NHS ‘pay for delay’ case against Lundbeck and other pharmaceuticals companies is time-barred

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Peters & Peters has recently been instructed to act for the NHS in long-running litigation against the Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck and several others. The claims arise from the European Commission’s 2013 decision that Lundbeck and the other defendants infringed European competition law by entering into ‘pay for delay’ agreements under which generic producers and […]

Peters & Peters

Peters & Peters secures delisting of Igor Makarov from UK sanctions list

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Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the UK government imposed sanctions on persons believed to benefit from or support the Russian government. Mr Makarov was designated by the UK in September 2022, allegedly because he was involved in supporting the government of Russia through carrying on business in the Russian energy sector. […]

P&P secures client’s discharge in extradition case involving Kenya

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Nick Vamos and Franziska Christen have secured a discharge for a client facing extradition to the Republic of Kenya (a category 2 territory under the Extradition Act 2003) to face criminal proceedings for conspiracy to defraud. We had previously won the client’s release on conditional bail. The case raised issues in relation to: – the […]

Jasvinder Nakhwal

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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Jonathan Tickner

Peters & Peters ranked by Who’s Who Legal Global Elite Thought Leaders for asset recovery

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Who’s Who Legal has ranked two Peters & Peters partners as part of a “global elite” in its rankings for asset recovery in England, as well as recommended three other partners. Head of Fraud & Commercial Disputes Jonathan Tickner and Head of International Keith Oliver were recognised as ‘Global Thought Leaders’, with Jonathan described as […]

Two new partners at Peters & Peters

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The partners of Peters & Peters are very pleased to announce the appointment of Charlotte Tregunna and Vlad Meerovich to the partnership as of 1 May 2023. Charlotte Tregunna joined Peters & Peters in 2010. She is very widely known in the field of business crime and investigations, and has an exceptional reputation for acting […]