Peters & Peters

Liam Lane

Liam Lane


Liam is an Associate in our Business Crime & Investigations team. His practice encompasses a wide range of serious and general crime, financial misconduct, sanctions, INTERPOL Red Notices and internal investigations.

Liam has represented and advised clients in cases investigated and/or prosecuted by the Crown Prosecution Service, and other specialist agencies, including the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Home Office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the National Crime Agency (NCA).

Liam has particular expertise in advising individuals accused of serious and general crime, ranging from theft and public order offences through to serious allegations of sexual misconduct, violence, drug offences and homicide.

Liam frequently attends the police station, whether for voluntary interviews or interviews upon arrest, both for children and adults. He has a strong track record in concluding criminal investigations with no further action being taken, or even avoiding the need for clients to be interviewed.

Liam also advises and represents individuals and entities in respect of the impact and consequences of UK Sanctions, in particular The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. He has experience of applying for, and obtaining, treasury licences, and is involved in a number of designation challenges.

Alongside his practice, Liam is member of the editorial board of Lloyd’s Law Reports: Financial Crime and has also been published by Financial Regulation International, LexisNexis PSL and Law360.

Contact details

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

Represented a senior business professional accused of non-fatal strangulation and ABH. After extensive representations, prosecution offered no evidence.

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

Assisted in the representation of a company director accused of numerous breaches of the Companies Act 2006 and the Insolvency Act 1987.

Represented a university student accused of serious sexual offences. Investigation concluded with no further action being taken.

Represented US nationals of good character accused of firearms offences in the UK. Investigation concluded with no further action being taken.

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

City Sanctions Network

International Forum of Senior Executive Advisers (IFSEA)