Peter in 60 seconds
Peter is a specialist in all areas of commercial and technology law, with a particular focus on projects involving complex contractual structures and arrangements. He is recognised by his clients and peers as an expert in tendering and procurement.
Peter's clients call upon him to advise on projects involving the acquisition, licensing or supply of large-scale hardware, information technology, telecommunications systems and other goods and services. His expertise includes outsourcing, managed services and bespoke contractual arrangements.
In the government sector, Peter is an expert in State and Federal procurement, advising government departments and agencies on procurement reform, tendering, legislative compliance, delegations of authority and agency restructures.
One of Peter's career highlights has been acting for Global Television (now NEP Australia), on its agreement to design, install and operate the international broadcast centre for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. This included advising on the tender by the Organising Committee, structuring of arrangements for the supply of host broadcast services for the Games, and negotiations in London of a complex suite of contracts to document the deal including with UK joint venture partner Sunset + Vine.
Peter regularly presents to clients and industry on complex contractual issues, including indemnities, the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW), limitations and exclusions of liability, the law of penalties, product liability and the Australian Consumer Law.