Peter Butterfield


Peter was admitted as a solicitor in 1997 and practiced at a leading law firm in Birmingham. He moved south and joined Gepp Solicitors in 1998, becoming a partner in 2002.


Peter specialises in Criminal Law and leads a large team of lawyers at the Chelmsford office of Gepp & Sons. As an Advocate, He routinely represents a cross section of the community in both the Magistrates and Crown Courts and is also a duty solicitor. Peter routinely attends at the Police Station to represent clients arrested for all types of offences ranging from theft to murder. 

Peter has considerable expertise and interest in representing private clients charged with all areas of motor offences including driving with excess alcohol and speeding.

Increasingly, Peter advises companies and other organisations in respect of regulatory matters including representation at court should the need arise.


Working in this fast paced area of law, Peter's approach is calm and methodical. This ensures he offers the best advice and the highest level of service, ordinarily exceeding his client's expectations. 

Memberships & Accreditations

  • Member of the Association of Higher Courts Advocates
  • Money Laundering Reporting Officer