Peter Gray KC (2002 Scotland) is a leading practitioner in regulatory crime and, in particular, in the fields of health and safety, and environmental crime.
Peter has been instructed to appear on behalf of corporate accused in the most serious prosecutions, statutory appeals and high profile Fatal Accident Inquiries in recent years.
“He is so thorough, thoughtful and incredible with clients. He is also excellent on his feet and is so well respected in this area”. “He is one of the leading health and safety silks in Scotland. He is fantastic with clients and is concise and clear”. “He is a first-rate senior counsel and a true expert in this field; he has excellent cross-examination skills”. – Chambers & Partners 2022 (Listed as a Star Individual of the Bar in Health and Safety)
“His main strength is his depth of knowledge.” “He is undoubtedly one of the leading practitioners at the Scottish Health and Safety Bar; he is very calm, measured, has the ear of court and even has the respect of the prosecution when he is defending. Peter is incredibly bright and certainly a go-to person for the biggest health and safety cases.” – Chambers UK 2020 (Listed as a Star Individual of the Bar in Health and Safety)
“The pre-eminent figure in regulatory and health and safety cases.” – UK Legal 500 2020 (Scottish Bar)
“Incisive, vastly experienced and commercially minded.” “He has an excellent manner with clients and is an accomplished advocate.” – Chambers UK 2019 (Listed as a Star Individual of the Bar in Health and Safety)
“He combines intellect and gravitas with an open and approachable style.” – UK Legal 500 2019
“Peter is recognised as the pre-eminent regulatory lawyer in Scotland and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the relevant authorities….He is an excellent trial lawyer: he communicates so well with the jury, the Bench and the client.” – Chambers UK 2017 (Listed as a Star Individual of the Bar in Health and Safety)
“Standout silk with an enviable reputation at the Scottish Health and Safety Bar. He is an excellent trial lawyer: he communicates so well with the jury, the Bench and the client.” – Chambers UK 2016
“The pre-eminent practitioner at the Scottish Bar for health and safety and regulatory work, where his knowledge is unrivalled.” – Legal 500 2016
“His strengths lie in health and safety, and in environmental crime.” “An extremely capable and instinctive advocate.” – Legal 500 2016