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Chambers of Simon Denison QC

21 COLLEGE HILL, LONDON, EC4R 2RP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3301 0910
DX:
135185 CHEAPSIDE
Email:
Web:
www.6kbw.com

Peter Ratliff

Tel:
Work 020 3301 0910
Email:
Web:
www.6kbw.com/people/barristers/peter-ratliff
6KBW COLLEGE HILL (Chambers of Simon Denison QC)

Position

Peter is a highly regarded and sought after practitioner with a busy advisory and court practice. Peter specialises in investigations into business and corporate crime, and complex casework. He regularly advises multinational companies and company directors on matters arising from civil and criminal litigation.

Peter has considerable experience in representing the Defence and Prosecution in high profile and serious cases.  He was instructed by the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Cayman Islands to prosecute the country’s first Premier for offences of misconduct in a public office, and recently conducted the successful prosecution of defendants charged in respect of the largest importation of firearms into the United Kingdom.

Peter has a breadth of experience of advising on corporate criminal matters. He represented News UK in respect of investigations into phone hacking and corruption. He is currently instructed by a leading American law firm to represent a corporate suspect in a high-profile SFO investigation, and by the SFO to advise in respect of a major investigation.

Peter has extensive experience defending allegations of fraud brought by the Serious Fraud Office, HMRC, the Department of Trade and Industry. Peter recently secured the only acquittal of a defendant charged in respect of the DWP’s largest investigation into fraud on the benefits system. He is currently instructed by HMRC to advise in respect of Civil Recovery, and to defend the first defendant in a major immigration fraud.

Career

Called 2003. Serious Fraud Office of Panel Counsel (List B); Crown Prosecution Service Prosecutor (Grade 3).

Education

University of Sheffield, LLB (Hons).


London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading juniors

Peter Ratliff - 6KBW College HillThe first port of call for many corporate clients when decisive and speedy advice is what they need the most.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Peter Ratliff - 6KBW College HillApproachable, calm, confident and a pleasure to work with.

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