Our legal assessors - David Swinstead, Peter Jennings, Nicholas Leviseur, Timothy Bradbury, Lachlan Wilson and Mark Sullivan - share with you hints and tips from their own experience, focused for the second time on the use of language: the different ways in which people use language, and which words can mean different things to different people.
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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.
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
- Trading standards
He has also dealt with other public law areas such as Election law.
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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.