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Peter specialises in banking and financial services litigation and investigations, including complex commercial professional negligence claims, large scale/complex mortgage fraud, and financial services and corporate investigations relating to anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, financing of terrorism and sanctions.
He also acts extensively for financial services clients in relation to both remediation schemes and out-sourced complaints programmes, as well as providing extensive co-sourced support for in-house schemes.
Also experienced in more general banking recoveries, he advises banking clients regularly on contentious issues in relation to regulated activities directly involving customers.
Peter has previously undertaken a long-term secondment as Head of Legal for a major and high profile remediation project for a ‘Big Four’ bank, which in turn led to his involvement on the industry-wide consultation on new dispute resolution mechanisms for SME customers.
Peter’s practice also involves working with the firm’s Public Inquiries team, where he leads large expert teams in providing support to the government legal department on major public inquiries, including the Infect Blood and Covid-19 Inquiries. This includes providing expert legal support to high-profile witnesses during delivery of their evidence before the relevant Inquiry.
His other experience includes:
Peter is independently recognised as expert in the field of Professional Negligence by Chambers UK, a guide to the legal profession and the Legal 500. He is a member of City of London Solicitors Company and the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association. He joined TLT upon qualification as a solicitor in 2006 and became a partner in 2014.
Jurisdiction: England & Wales
“Peter Richards-Gaskin is singled out for his commitment to reaching the best possible outcome for clients… knowledge of the professional negligence landscape is impressive and allows him to outperform competitors, one source notes”Chambers UK