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Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC

187 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4A 2AT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7430 7430
Fax:
Fax 020 7430 7431
DX:
464 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.187fleetstreet.com
187 Fleet Street Chambers (Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC), Peter Guest, London, ENGLAND

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Peter Guest

Tel:
Work 020 7430 7430
Email:
187 Fleet Street Chambers (Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC)

Position

Peter Guest is consistently ranked by ‘Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession’ as a leading figure at the London Bar in defending criminal fraud charges. With more than 30 years’ experience and a proven track record of success, he defends in all types of crime, generally leading a junior barrister. He has wide experience of defending clients charged, with all aspects of crime, including fraud, money laundering, drugs, sexual offences and murder, both in the Crown Court and on appeal. He is also considered an expert in confiscation and cash forfeiture under the Proceeds of Crime Act and undertakes regulatory work. Examples of his recent cases as a leader include Operation Fajita (duty diversion fraud); Operation Stockade (duty diversion fraud); Operation Methuselah (duty diversion fraud appeal); Operation Mamba (money laundering); R v K (money laundering); R v D (duty diversion fraud); R v R (corrupt police officer); R v F (VAT fraud by accountant); R v J (contract murder); R v C (MTTC money laundering); R v D (duty evasion and money laundering); R v S-T (duty evasion and money laundering); R v B (confidence fraud); R v B (VAT fraud and money laundering); R v M (MTIC diversion fraud); R v G (people trafficking); R v B (multi-kilo heroin trafficking) and R v S (multi-kilo heroin trafficking). Recently, Peter Guest represented a mortage broker, facing Financial Conduct Authority proceedings in the Upper Tribunal, and rugby union county manager, facing doping allegations before a RFU disciplinary tribunal. The broker was cleared of dishonesty and the manager was cleared of trafficking.

Career

Qualified 1975; Inner Temple; Tooks Chambers; 187 Fleet Street; Recorder 1999.

Languages

French.

Member

Criminal Bar Association.

Education

Kingston Grammar School; Dunelm (BA Hons Law).


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Peter Guest - 187 Fleet Street ChambersSolicitors say he’s one of the best advocates they have seen.

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