Sir Peter Williams


Age: 80

Summary: New Zealand lawyer and penal reform advocate considered as one of the country's best known defense lawyers who represented high-profile clients including Terry Clark, Ronald Jorgensen, Arapeta Awatere and Winston Peters, but who was also involved in having the conviction of Arthur Allan Thomas for the 1970 double murders of Harvey and Jeannette Crewe overturned.

Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

Born: December 1, 1934

Died: June 9, 2015

Ponsonby, New Zealand