Peter is a corporate lawyer who has gained experience primarily as an in-house adviser in the industry but more recently in private practice. His expertise covers business sales and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, commercial contracts (particularly supply and distribution agreements), regulatory compliance/professional regulation, company secretarial practice, and corporate governance. He has spent much of his career to date in Legal and Company Secretarial teams of FTSE 100 businesses and was on the Board of a leading branded food business as Legal and Compliance Director before returning to private legal practice in 2016. He has a Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance awarded by the International Compliance Association in collaboration with Manchester Business School.
As Deputy Secretary to the Highland and Western Isles Joint Valuation Appeal Panel, he provides advice to the lay panels hearing Non-Domestic Rates appeals in the Highlands and was previously a legal assessor with Fitness to Practice Panels of the Nursing and Midwifery Council. He is a co-opted member of the Board of an Inverness-based housing charity.
Peter lives with his family in Elgin and is based in the Elgin office.
Qualification(s): LLP (hons), Dip. LP, NP, Dip. GRC
Joined the firm: 2019