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Michael O’Kane

Michael O’Kane

Michael O’Kane is a Partner and Head of the Peters and Peters Business Crime team. As a former senior prosecutor, he had responsibility for the prosecution of a number of high profile complex cases, including the Stansted Hijacking and the Paul Burrell, former butler to Princess Diana.

He is extremely experienced at dealing with the international aspects of business crime, particularly international sanctions, extradition and corruption.  Michael currently acts for a leading EU company in a criminal corruption prosecution, as well as numerous individuals facing extradition risk. He regularly advises corporate clients on sanctions related issues, such as global compliance, contractual disputes, criminal risk and licensing requirements. He co-writes the leading blog on European Sanctions law at His practice and ability was recognised in  Who’s Who of lawyers in which he was described as “sensational”.

Tel: 0207 822 7755

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