Peter Last (1995)

Peter Last (1995)

Membership Status: Barrister - Full Member Qualified in 1995


General Information

Peter has been a member of Clerksroom since 2004.  After an earlier career in IT, Peter took LLB and LL.M degrees at the London School of Economics. He was awarded the Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize for best all-round examination performance in year 1.  Based in London but happy to travel, Peter is a general practitioner with a particular interest in the following areas:

Personal Injury

  • Road Traffic, including a special interest in motorcycle accidents.
  • Advice on quantum and liability.
  • Occupiers' liability.

Credit hire

  • Wide experience of credit hire claims.  Benefitted from in-house training by leading credit hire company.

Land Law

  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Mortgage possessions
  • Leasehold rights/service charges on leasehold properties


  • General contract dsputes but with a particular niche in the supply of services by tradesmen, home extensions, home building work.  Peter is technically minded, able to deal with technical issues.


  • Asylum and entry clearance hearings.  Has experience of judicial review applications in the field of immigration.  Previously seconded by the Legal Services Commision to provide representation in asylum cases.




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