Sir Peter Allen has been a permanent resident of Cayman for the past 20 years, served for eight years in the British Royal Artillery before joining Uganda’s British Colonial Police, where he served for eight years as Assistant Superintendent. Following this, Sir Peter taught at the Uganda Law School, eventually serving as the school's principal. In 1970 Sir Peter became the Uganda Judiciary’s Chief Magistrate and was later appointed as judge. In 1985, Sir Peter was appointed Chief Justice of Uganda. He was knighted in the New Year's Honours of 1987 before he retired to Grand Cayman, where he has acted several times as a judge and chaired two commissions of inquiry. Sir Peter’s term of appointment on the Anti-Corruption Commission ended on 28 February 2015.