Peter Rouch KC

Call 1972 Silk 1996

For more than 25 years, Peter Rouch KC has had a busy silk practice in the criminal courts in England and Wales.

His practice mainly involves defence work, although he has occasionally prosecuted cases on the Welsh Circuit.

The cases in which he has been involved include murder (of all types), sexual offending, drug importation, Corporate Manslaughter and fraud (of all types).

As well as being a busy practising silk, for more than 30 years he sat as a Recorder in the Criminal Court jurisdiction.


Featured Crime cases

The Microsoft case (Reading Crown Court).

The Clydach murders

murder of three generations of one family.

R. v. Thornhill and others (Bristol Crown Court)

at the time this was the largest ever case of cocaine importation.

R. v. Pogmore and others (Harrow Crown Court)

large scale importation of cocaine with estimated values of £500m.

R. v. Dong (Blackfriars Crown Court)

money laundering in excess of £200m.

The Cardiff 3 “policemen” case

the prosecution of police officers involved in the original investigation.

R. v. Whall

the Anglesey crossbow murder.

Recent articles

Peter Rouch KC and Patrick Harte secure murder acquittal

Peter Rouch KC and Patrick Harte, instructed by Mohammed Asif and Abbas Dhami at Newgate Solicitors, secured the acquittal of BH of both murder and manslaughter at Wood Green Crown Court. The matter was a multi-handed case involving…

Peter Rouch KC

Patrick Harte

Peter Rouch KC and Patrick Harte in murder trial

Peter Rouch KC leading Patrick Harte, instructed by Abbas Dhami at Newgate Solicitors have commenced defending in a murder trial at the Crown Court in Wood Green. The prosecution allege the defendant was part of a gang…

Peter Rouch KC

Patrick Harte

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Regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB)

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  • Queen’s Counsel – 1996
  • Recorder of the Crown Court
  • LLB (Wales)

  • Gray’s Inn
  • Criminal Bar Association
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