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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. He also has experience of assocated professional negligence litigation.

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

Other areas of public law 

Peter has acted, both for individuals and for public authorities, in the fields of:

  • Food safety
  • Licensing
  • Trading standards

He has also dealt with other public law areas such as Election law.

  • Articles
    • Legal assessors’ hints and tips on case preparation and advocacy: on 'mind your language'

      3PB legal assessors David Swinstead, Peter Jennings and Lachlan Wilson provide their top 10 tips on case preparation and advocacy, focusing this time on 'minding your language'.

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    • Legal assessors’ hints and tips on case preparation and advocacy

      Legal Assessors’ Hints and Tips on Case Preparation and Advocacy

      Four of 3PB's specialist regulatory law barristers and legal assessors David Swinstead; Peter Jennings; Jane Rowley and Lachlan Wilson have joined forces to create an article with detailed advice on case preparation and advocacy for legal professionals.

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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 Access (or Public Access) scheme.

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