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Peter Williams QC is New Zealand’s best known criminal barrister. He has appeared in some of the country’s most celebrated and controversial trials, including the so-called ‘Mr Asia’ case, the notorious Basset Road machinegun murders, the Arthur Allan Thomas appeal and the murder trial of World War II hero Peta Awatere. Made Queen’s Counsel in 1987, he was for a long time the public face of the Howard League for Penal Reform.

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