Professor Peter Camp is a solicitor and a well-known and respected speaker on regulatory matters affecting the legal profession including Solicitors' Accounts, conduct and ethics, Financial Services, Money Laundering, and partnerships. He also provides consultancy services.
He was a Principal lecturer at the College of Law in Guildford until 1985 when he joined Clifford Turner (later Clifford Chance) as Director of Education and Professional Ethics. In 1988 Peter and Sue Camp formed Education & Professional Services and in 1999 Peter was appointed as the first Visiting Professor (Chair of Ethics) at the College of Law. In 2010 Peter, Sue and David Camp formed EPS Learning LLP.
He is a former member of the Law Society Financial Services Taskforce and a former member of the Law Society's Editorial Board, which drafted the new Code of Conduct for Solicitors.
Peter Camp has written extensively on compliance topics for solicitors. In 1986 he was the author and editor of the first edition of the Law Society's Guide to the Professional Conduct of Solicitors and repeated this role for the second and third editions.
Since 1995 he has been an editor of Cordery on Solicitors where he is responsible for the sections on Financial Services and on the Solicitors' Accounts Rules. He has contributed to Silverman Conveyancing Handbook since 2000 where he writes the chapters on Money Laundering, Property Fraud and Financial Services.
He has written many published articles on compliance issues and in 2009 was appointed General Editor of the Law Society's Legal Compliance Bulletin.
He has co-authored books on Partnership law (Practical Partnerships, 1982) and on Employment Law (Dismissal and Taxation of Employees, 1982; and Individual Employment Law, 1988).
Peter has four books currently in print. These are all published by the Law Society and are available from the Law Society's Bookshop (www.lawsociety .org.uk/bookshop):
1) Solicitors and Financial Services - A Compliance Handbook: 3rd Edition 2002
2) Solicitors and Money Laundering - A Compliance Handbook: 3rd edition 2009
3) Solicitors and the Accounts Rules - A Compliance Handbook: 3rd edition 2011
4) A Companion to the Solicitors' Code of Conduct 2007: 2nd edition 2009