Monty RAPHAEL QC
PETERS & PETERS SPECIAL COUNSEL, SUMMIT CHAIR
Monty Raphael QC is one of the UK’s most distinguished white-collar crime lawyers and has extensive experience advising corporations and individuals in relation to complex and high profile cases, often involving multi-national investigations. He is known nationally and internationally as a leading authority on corruption, fraud, money laundering and regulatory issues, and is active member of the legal and academic communities. His outstanding contribution to the legal profession was recognised in 2011, when he was appointed Queen’s Counsel (Honoris Causa).
Monty has a longstanding interest in bribery and corruption and presented an expert paper on UK corruption law to the International Symposium organised by the OECD as a prelude to its final working sessions on the 1997 Convention. He is on the board of Transparency International UK and is a former Chair of the Anti-Corruption Working Group of the International Bar Association. In 2010, he authored Blackstone’s Guide to the Bribery Act 2010 for the Oxford University Press having given expert advice to the Joint Committee of Parliament who considered the Bribery Bill.
Monty has practised with Peters & Peters LLP throughout his legal career. He was Senior Partner of the firm until 2005, when he was appointed full-time Special Counsel.