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Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 5324
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 0667
DX:
444 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.2harecourt.com
2 Hare Court (Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC), Peter Lownds, London, ENGLAND

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Peter Lownds

Tel:
Work 020 7353 5324
Email:
Web:
www.2harecourt.com/barristers/peter-lownds/
2 Hare Court (Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC)

Position

Peter Lownds specialises in complex and serious criminal cases. He has a high-profile and wide-ranging defence practice that includes fraud, terrorism, major drug supply conspiracies, serious sexual offences and cases involving very serious or fatal violence. His most recent work has included conducting trials for a Russian banker accused of corruption and a man alleged to be involved in the importation of 230 kilos of cocaine. During 2016 he conducted trials for a young man with learning difficulties accused of manslaughter, a woman alleged to be involved in a nationwide conspiracy to supply opium and a business owner accused of involvement in a multi-million-pound international fraud. Other recent cases include defending a businessman accused of historical child cruelty, a teenager alleged to be plotting to make a terrorist bomb, and a client charged following a very serious stabbing incident at an art gallery. His historical high profile cases include successfully defending a pilot of a helicopter charged with manslaughter and representing a man charged over the prohibition of the publication of images of the murderer of James Bulger.

Career

Called 1998 (Grays Inn). Direct Access Course 2010.

Member

ARDL, CBA, FLA, FSLA, HSLA


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Peter Lownds - 2 Hare CourtEven with impossible cases and nightmare lay clients, he is effective with limited tools.

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