ProfilePeter Carter QC specialises in advice and advocacy services in matters involving national and trans-national fraud, insider dealing, corruption, terrorism and trafficking as well as in other serious cases such as homicide. He advises and acts as advocate for companies and individuals involved in investigations and trials whether as suspects, defendants or witnesses. He has been instructed in many of the major fraud and terrorism cases and was counsel to an extensive public inquiry in Trinidad into the conduct of senior executives in a major financial institution. He can offer expert advice and advocacy in relation to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (on which he was a special adviser to the Joint Parliamentary Committee) and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (on which he chaired the Bar Council working group).
He expects to be able to provide an initial response to enquiries within 24 hours, subject to other pressing engagements, with a follow-up of a letter of engagement within seven days if he is able to accept instructions.
He can offer advice and advocacy on matters of international human rights and the rule of law which he teaches in jurisdictions ranging from Trinidad and South Africa to Singapore. He has appeared as an advocate in the Caribbean, the UN Human Rights Council, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the Privy Council and made or assisted in written briefs to the US Supreme Court.
He lectures to practitioners, other professionals, academics and students on domestic and international criminal and human rights law.
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