Peter FitzGerald

Peter FitzGerald


Peter has a wide range of experience including telephone and computer hacking, domestic and international corruption, banking fraud, murder and manslaughter.

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  • Association of Commonwealth Criminal Lawyers
  • Criminal Bar Association (CBA)
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association (YFLA)

His work at Peters & Peters has included cases involving telephone and computer hacking, domestic and international corruption (including one of the largest current bribery and corruption cases in the world), banking fraud (including Serious Fraud Office investigation into a major British bank), private prosecutions, competition law, extradition, financial regulation and international money laundering.

Prior to joining Peters & Peters, his practice covered the full range of criminal offences, encompassing fraud, money laundering, regulatory offences and general crime, including drugs, firearms and sexual offences along with offences of serious violence. Peter has been involved in several cases of murder and manslaughter, and has appeared as junior counsel in high-profile cases at the Central Criminal Court.

Peter has also spent periods seconded to both Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office and Crown Prosecution Service, and has experience dealing with organised crime (including drug importations and revenue offences) and asset forfeiture (including restraint, confiscation and receiverships).

Peter is an Assistant Editor of Criminal Law Week, and was previously a member of its full-time editorial staff. He writes a regular legal update article for the journal Police Professional, and also writes continuing professional development test papers for barristers and solicitors.

To contact Peter please call:

+44 (0)20 7822 7785

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