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About Peter

Peter represents clients in a broad range of commercial disputes, particularly clients in the energy, mining, and industrial sectors, both in Australia and internationally. He specialises in economic, strategic and technical disputes, which are often resolved through arbitration. In addition to his litigation and arbitration expertise, Peter provides guidance to directors, senior public servants, and corporate clients in navigating regulatory actions and commissions of inquiry.

Peter has advised:

Domestic and international energy companies and utilities in gas price reviews, lifting disputes, shortfall and take-or pay disputes, and disputes about exploration. He has also advised on the WA Domestic Gas Reservation Policy and the East-Coast Mandatory Gas Code of Conduct.

  • ASX listed resource exploration and production companies in JV disputes, exploration disputes, and disputes about the misappropriation of exploration and mining licences.
  • Mining services companies in project disputes and theft of IP and confidential information matters.
  • Large manufacturers and industrial companies in non-conforming goods cases.
  • PE Firms in M&A earn-out disputes, funding disputes, and disputes about contingent convertible debt instruments.
  • Individual CEOs and Managing Directors in numerous ASIC prosecutions and the Gaming and Wagering Commission in the Perth Casino Royal Commission.

Peter is recognised for his determined and enthusiastic commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients. Clients describe Peter as “accessible, responsive and pragmatic, and quick to understand industry-specific concepts” (Legal 500).

Peter is admitted to practice in Western Australia and to appear in the Federal and High Court of Australia.