Part 8 proceedings related to a dispute arising out of a project to redevelop the landmark Centre Point Tower in […]
Originally qualifying as an engineer, prior to coming to the bar he gained 15 years’ experience across a broad range of industry sectors including power generation, construction, defence, oil and gas, financial and professional services, and FMCG, initially as an engineering consultant and latterly as an IT consultant, manager and project manager.
Peter’s experience includes advising in the areas of law commonly encountered in his areas of practice including issues of contract formation, letters of intent, construction of terms, scope of duty and obligations, termination, limitation, jurisdiction, conflicts of law, and expert evidence. He is experienced in all aspects of drafting and has experience of procedural applications, including security for costs, amendment, strike out, summary judgment, set aside of default judgment and specific disclosure.
In addition to his litigation experience, Peter has experience of ADR including mediation, adjudication, adjudication enforcement, arbitration, both domestically and in the Middle East, and arbitration appeals.
He is co-author of the Construction Adjudication and Payments Handbook (OUP, 2013), is a TECBAR accredited adjudicator, has sat as a DIAC arbitrator and is appointed to an adjudication panel for a PFI waste management contract.
Peter has acted for parties at all levels of the contractual chain including purchasers, developers, contractors and sub-contractors in relation to all common areas of dispute including payment, insolvency, defects and delay and disruption. Examples include acting:
Peter has acted for both suppliers and employers. Examples include acting:
Peter has acted for and against architects, engineers, surveyors and project / construction managers. Examples include:
In addition to his experience of construction, engineering and IT contracts, Peter has experience of energy purchase, manufacturing, logistics services and outsourcing agreements.
Qualifications: 1989 St. Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge – Engineering MA 1st Class; 2006 College of Law – Graduate Diploma in Law Distinction; 2007 BPP – BVC Outstanding; TECBAR accredited adjudicator.
Memberships: SCL; Society for Computers and Law, Member of the Society for Computers and Law Media Board.
Publications: Contributing editor of Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 12th Edition; co-author of Construction Adjudication and
Payments Handbook (OUP 2013).