Peter Schofield specialises in criminal work and has a flourishing practice in defence work in and around Newcastle. He has been instructed to defend in a variety of heavyweight criminal cases, including robbery and serious violence. Peter has a particular interest in crime relating to children, encompassing physical violence and sexual abuse including rape. As a result, he has developed particular expertise in the cross-examination of children in these sensitive cases.
Peter has also been instructed in a number of cases with particular cultural issues and where interpreters have been required.