5 Essex Court

Peter Laverack

Call 2015

Peter joined 5 Essex Court as a third-six pupil in November 2017 after a varied career in law. He qualified as a solicitor in 2010 at Hogan Lovells, practising in litigation and international arbitration.  He then worked for the United Nations and in the NGO sector.  Peter transferred to the Bar in 2015.  He practises across 5 Essex Court’s core areas, representing police forces, and public and local authorities.  Peter has been seconded to four police constabularies.

In addition to his domestic work, Peter has a growing practice in international law and Commonwealth human rights litigation.  He was recently called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands, where he represented clients in a constitutional challenge.  He also advises on human rights issues across the Commonwealth, particularly in Privy Council jurisdictions.