Peters & Peters

Liam Lane

Liam Lane


Liam is an Associate in our Business Crime & Investigations team. His practice encompasses a wide range of business crime, general crime, sanctions, public inquiries and inquests.

Liam has represented and advised clients in cases brought by the Crown Prosecution Service, and other specialist agencies, including the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the National Crime Agency (NCA). He has specialist experience of investigations and prosecutions alleging fraud, financial misconduct and money laundering, including asset finance fraud, boiler room fraud, VAT fraud, breaches of the Companies Act 2006 and breaches of the Insolvency Act 1987. Liam also advises clients subject to asset restraint under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

A highly experienced and effective advisor to individuals under criminal investigation, Liam has substantial experience of advising a wide range of clients in PACE interviews conducted by the Police, Home Office, Flying Squad and the NCA. He has represented clients who are both detained and have attended the police station for voluntary interviews. Liam also has a strong track record in concluding criminal investigations without the need for interview or obtaining out of court disposals for clients.

Prior to joining Peters & Peters, Liam trained at a highly regarded crime firm, where he worked on a diverse range of criminal and regulatory matters.

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3963 8602
Case examples

Assisting in the representation of a retired senior police officer accused of perverting the course of justice in relation to the Hillsborough Stadium disaster.


Assisting in the representation of a former senior police officer in the Janner strand of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA).

Assisting in the representation of a company director accused of defrauding HMRC of £400,000 with the underpayment of VAT over a six-year period.

Assisting in the representation of a man accused of fraudulently creating a fake Covid-19 cure at the height of the pandemic.

Representing US nationals of good character accused of firearms offences in the UK. No further actioned.

Young Fraud Lawyers Association (YFLA)
London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (LCCSA)
London Irish Lawyers Association (LILA)
Howard League for Penal Reform