Investigatory Powers Bill

Talk by Peter Carter QC  at 6.30 pm, Wednesday 26 October, 23 Essex Street, 1 CPD

Peter Carter QC will talk about the Investigatory Powers Bill, described by the Guardian’s John Naughton as ‘an example of legislative cunning’ and ‘a machiavellian masterpiece’.  Inevitably, Peter will discuss security, the status of privileged communications, freedom and compromise.

A Doughty Street silk since 2015, Peter’s criminal practise has focused on terrorism,  fraud, homicide and trafficking. He is an expert in international human rights law and advises prosecuting authorities, government and NGOs on legislative reform. He teaches and lectures widely and is also a visiting Professor of Law at  Birkbeck College, University of London.

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