5 Essex Court

Peter Laverack

Call 2015

Police Law

Peter regularly appears before the Crown and Magistrates’ Courts on behalf of police forces and public authorities in civil applications. For example, relating to domestic violence, sexual offending, dangerous dogs, and forfeiture of cash seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. He has defended civil claims brought in the County Court and has experience representing police forces in applications for disclosure in the High Court.

Peter was seconded to Lancashire Constabulary, where he assisted across the board with day-to-day in-house legal work. He advised the Chief Constable and his officers with legal queries concerning operations, drafted pleadings, and handled disciplinary matters.