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Chambers of Mark Ellison QC

1-2 LAURENCE POUNTNEY HILL, LONDON, EC4R 0EU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7929 3732
DX:
858 LONDON CITY
Email:
Web:
www.qebholliswhiteman.co.uk

Peter Finnigan QC

Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Email:
QEB Hollis Whiteman (Chambers of Mark Ellison QC)

Position

Peter Finnigan defends and prosecutes in a wide range of criminal cases from international fraud to high profile general crime. He has considerable experience of serious organised crime and has been instructed in numerous murder cases such as that of Kenny Noye for both murder and for laundering the proceeds of the Brinks Mat gold bullion robbery. A former standing counsel to HMRC (he was instructed in the lraqi Supergun case), Peter has appeared in many revenue frauds and in high value drugs trafficking cases. He has extensive experience in the field of commercial and professional/city fraud, corporate crime, money laundering, asset restraint, criminal and civil recovery. Also, cross-border crime, mutual legal assistance and plea agreements. Peter has been involved in a number of high profile SFO cases ranging from Blue Arrow to insider dealing and sanctions busting cases (including Saddam Hussein's 'Oil for food' scheme: Mabey and Johnson Ltd and lnnospec). He has also recently been instructed in a number of corruption cases including the investigation by the SFO into allegations concerning a multi-national (Alstom Group) and the defence of a procurement consultant concerned in World Bank financed projects. ln 2016 he successfully defended one of the brokers in the second LIBOR trial and is currently instructed to defend the former CEO of a major charity against allegations of fraud.

Career

Called 1979; QC 2009.

Languages

French, German.

Member

British Association for Sports Law; registered with the Bar Council Public Access Directory; Public Access Bar Association (PABA).

Education

University of Newcastle upon Tyne (LLB Hons).


London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

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

Peter Finnigan QC - QEB Hollis WhitemanHis bags of experience of both defending and prosecuting for the SFO give him great perspective.

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Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Peter Finnigan QC - QEB Hollis WhitemanA really effective advocate who never backs away from a fight, but always with utter charm and grace.

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