Peter has a broad disputes practice, with a particular focus on commercial disputes, shareholder disputes, contentious insolvency, civil fraud and asset recovery and internal and regulatory investigations and enforcement actions.
He has acted for claimants and defendants in a range of commercial disputes, and has resolved disputes by negotiation, mediation, arbitration under all the major rules including LCIA, ICC and ICDR and UNCITRAL, and in litigation before the High Court and Court of Appeal. His matters often have an international element, and he is experienced at running and acting as part of team in both substantive and enforcement proceedings in over 20 Jurisdictions.
Peter’s matters often include claims arising from breaches of fiduciary duties, director’s duties, fraudulent misrepresentation, deceit and conspiracy. He has advised extensively and has obtained numerous injunctions, worldwide freezing orders and disclosure orders. He is often asked to advise and act on urgent asset recovery matters, in particular in matters involving fraud and insolvency. He also advises and acts for clients in internal and regulatory investigations and connected enforcement proceedings.
Commercial disputes settled by mediation, arbitration or litigation. Significant matters include:
Acting for clients in shareholder disputes, contentious insolvency matters, civil fraud and asset recovery. Significant matters include:
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