Public and Regulatory

Proceeds of crime and asset forfeiture  
Peter Jennings acts in proceeds of crime and asset forfeiture cases.
He has experience of:
Cash seizure cases both under the new Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and under the previous legislation
Applications for restraint orders and for the variation of restraint orders
Advising on related questions

Proceeds of crime cases involve the civil as well as the criminal jurisdiction and can give rise to human rights issues. Peter is familiar with all of these areas. He has a principally civil practice and has written on civil litigation. He has experience of criminal work generally, both prosecuting and defending, is a member of the Criminal Bar Association and has acted as an Inspector for the Department of Trade and Industry in insider dealing cases. He is an instructor in human rights for the Bar Council, the Criminal Bar Association and the circuit.

Regulatory compliance  
Professional regulation and disciplinary matters 
Peter has experience in the area of professional disciplinary and liability cases in the clinical and legal context and has held appointments as an Inspector for the Department of Trade and Industry in financial services matters.
In clinical cases he has acted in disciplinary matters:
before the professional conduct committee
in internal proceedings before the health service authorities
before employment tribunals.
He also has experience of professional negligence litigation.

Other areas of public law  
Peter has acted, both for individuals and for public authorities, in the fields of:
Food safety
Trading standards
He has also dealt with other public law areas such as Election law.


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Academic qualifications

  • MA Cantab, LLM London
  • McMahon Student of St John's College, Cambridge

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • Accredited Mediation Advocate
  • Legal Adviser to the General Dental Council
  • Master of the Bench (Middle Temple)
  • Legal Assessor to the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Professional bodies

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association (PNBA)
  • Western Circuit

Direct Access

Peter Jennings is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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