Peter Hunter

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Peter Hunter accepts instructions in all types of criminal cases to defend in the Magistrates’ Court, before the Crown Court and the Court of Appeal.


R v Mykalov and others (October 2021)
Successfully secured the only acquittal in a multi handed trial facilitating the illegal entry of 69 Albanians into the UK of an Ukrainian national. Chelmsford Crown Court

R v M  (January 2022)
Secured a not guilty verdict to GBH . Reading Crown Court

R v V and others (April 2022)
Secured acquittal of robbery and false imprisonment. Harrow Crown Court


R v D (April 2022)
Successfully vacated previous guilty pleas to cultivation of cannabis, resulting in the Crown offering no evidence. Northampton Crown Court

R v A and others (October 2022)
Multi handed conspiracy to supply class A drugs from Liverpool to Wales.
Not guilty verdict returned after submissions at the conclusion of the Crown’s case. Swansea Crown Court

R v AM and 16 others (2017) – Case at the Central Criminal Court involving the largest police seizure of cannabis being produced in UK factories. The value of the drugs was estimated between £2-3 million.

R v M (March 2022)
Successfully defended a man charged with rape and false imprisonment. Aylesbury Crown Court

R v GH and others (2017) – Historic rape trial leading to a successful acquittal of a male defendant in relation to four alleged offences dating back twenty-seven years.

R v PF (2016) – Acquittal of a fifteen-year-old boy charged with the rape of another fifteen-year-old.

R v A and others (2016) – Lead junior in a terrorism related case at Kingston Crown Court defending a man who failed to report others who were actively preparing to go to Syria to join Da’esh.

R v JPT (2017) – Successful defence of a man charged with an attempted murder involving a slashing across the throat – after identification evidence was called into question

R v BA (2016) – Four month trial relating to a £2 million housing fraud against a local authority.

Recent articles

John Femi-Ola QC and Peter Hunter secure acquittal in people smuggling case

John Femi-Ola QC and Peter Hunter have secured a not guilty verdict for their client, ‘M’ following a two month trial at Chelmsford Crown, in a people smuggling case which attracted considerable media attention. The defendants were all…

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Nadine Radford QC and Peter Hunter appear in murder of 17-year-old boy at Liverpool Crown Court

Nadine Radford QC and Peter Hunter appear for one of the defendants charged with the murder of a 17-year-old boy who was shot in the head whilst riding as a passenger on a motorcycle. The trial is…

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