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 […]

Peters & Peters advises Boris Johnson at Parliamentary Privileges Committee

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Peters & Peters lawyers were at the eye of the storm yesterday assisting former Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his appearance for questioning at the UK Parliament’s Privileges Committee which is investigating allegations that he misled Parliament over the so-called “Partygate” events at 10 Downing Street during Covid lockdowns in 2020 and 2021. Peters & […]

Peters & Peters’ client acquitted on six counts

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Our client, a young man from a wealthy and prominent overseas family, was found not guilty of all charges against him following a two-week trial at Southwark Crown Court in February 2023. Accusations made by his former girlfriend had resulted in a six-count indictment, including allegations of sexual assault, false imprisonment and rape. He was […]

Sarah Gabriel

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

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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

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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 […]