Peters & Peters

Kerri McGuigan


Dual-qualified as a solicitor (England & Wales) and an attorney-at-law (New York and California), Kerri is an Associate in our Business Crime & Investigations team. She has experience advising individual and corporate clients on a wide range of UK and cross-border criminal and regulatory matters.

Kerri has dealt with a variety of high-profile matters including INTERPOL Red Notices and investigations brought by the Serious Fraud Office, the City of London Police, and other enforcement bodies in the UK, as well as cross-jurisdictional regulatory investigations led by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the United States Department of Justice.

Prior to joining Peters & Peters, Kerri worked in the Criminal Law Reform Division of the Irish Department of Justice, where she assisted with draft legislation, including the Bills that would become the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database) Act 2014, the Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016, and the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018. She then became the lead researcher on the Irish Law Reform Commission’s Report on Consolidation and Reform of Aspects of the Law of Evidence.

Kerri holds an undergraduate degree in Law from Trinity College Dublin, a master’s degree in Commercial Law from University College London and is admitted to the Bars of the States of New York (2010) and California (2014). She was admitted to the roll of solicitors in England and Wales in October 2018.


Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7822 7725
Case examples

Acted for Richard Boath, a defendant in the SFO’s landmark prosecution against former senior executives of Barclays, in which he was unanimously acquitted by a jury at the Central Criminal Court.

Helping to coordinate a global strategy to protect the rights of two ultra-high net worth individuals subject to a false criminal investigation.

Acted for Russian businessman Alexander Tugushev on Commercial Court claims brought against Vitaly Orlov and others relating to one of Russia’s largest international fishing businesses.

Acting for two Chinese citizens and their UK incorporated company embroiled in a large-scale money laundering investigation.

Representing a London-based investment banker subject to an extensive US regulatory and criminal investigation.

Young Fraud Lawyers Association

Female Fraud Forum

Fraud Advisory Panel’s Future Fraud Professional’s Network

Executive Committee Member – London Irish Lawyers Association