Peter’s practice is centred on both advising and acting on behalf of police forces. He regularly appears in Inquests as well as in a wide range of County Court and High Court matters, including in relation to claims of unlawful arrest and false imprisonment, assault, negligence, conversion, misfeasance, malicious prosecution, judicial reviews, and human rights claims.
Peter also frequently acts for police forces at misconduct hearings, including the Police Appeals Tribunal.
Peter has considerable experience of advising and acting in matters concerning Legal Professional Privilege or special procedure material. He has often acted as independent counsel conducting the LPP sift. He also appears in applications under Schedule 1 of PACE and for Production Orders. Peter has drafted a guidance note for operational officers to brief them on the law around LPP.