Peter Duncan, S.C.

Chairman, Review of Sexual Offences Sub-committee of the Law Reform Commission
Barrister, Gary Plowman S.C. Chambers

Peter Duncan 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.

Peter 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. Peter has also sat as a Deputy High Court Judge of the Court of First Instance.

In November 2020, the Law Reform Commission’s (“LRC”) Review of Sexual Offences Sub-committee (“Sub-committee”) published a consultation paper making preliminary proposals for the reform of law in...
14 January 2021
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