A member of Colin Biggers & Paisley's insurance team since 1990 and a partner in the insurance practice, Peter has 37 years of experience in insurance, reinsurance and commercial litigation. He has expertise in the defence of public liability personal injury litigation as well as in the defence of claims against solicitors and other professionals (primarily estate agents and conveyancers). Peter has been a Lawcover panel solicitor for 30 years.
Peter's practice includes large-scale and high volume recovery actions as well as life insurance regulatory advice and claims defence policy drafting. He also acts for workers' compensation insurers and larger self-insured corporations in the defence of personal injury and workers' compensation claims.
Peter's practice covers professional indemnity, general liability, product liability, risk management, life insurance, policy drafting and interpretation, dispute resolution avenues, including mediation and arbitration, health and medical, reinsurance, workers' compensation and wills and probate litigation.
He regularly presents papers and seminars on risk management to the legal profession, real estate agents and licensed conveyancers. Peter also conducts training sessions for regional legal practitioners throughout NSW.
Peter has been listed in the 2015 to 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in Australia as a leading Insurance lawyer. In the 2024 edition, Peter is also listed for his expertise in Professional Malpractice Litigation.
He was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1983 and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW, Federal Court and High Court of Australia.
Outside of Colin Biggers & Paisley, Peter is an active member of the Cronulla community and is involved in managing sporting teams in the area.