Peter Duncan SC

Review of Sexual Offences Sub-Committee, Chairman

Mr. Peter Duncan, SC practiced in New Zealand before moving to Hong Kong in 1973 to join the Attorney General’s Chambers as Crown Counsel. He then joined ICAC as one of its in-house counsel shortly after its inception in 1974. In 1983, he joined the Hongkong Land Company Limited as Group Legal Manager, and was appointed Regional Counsel with Dow Chemical Pacific Limited in 1990.  

Mr. Duncan left the business sector to join the Bar in 1998 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2004. He has since developed a substantial practice in criminal law with an emphasis on “white collar” crime. He has also appeared in a number of High Court civil/commercial litigation cases and acted as an arbitrator. Mr. Peter Duncan has also sat as a Deputy High Court Judge of the Court of First Instance.

In November 2016, the Law Reform Commission’s Sexual Offences Sub-committee published a consultation paper on Sexual Offences Involving Children and Persons with Mental Impairment, setting out its...
7 December 2016
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