Peter is an experienced advocate practicing primarily in criminal and quasi-criminal matters. He also appears in administrative and employment matters.
Peter prosecutes and defends all crime types, ranging from white collar crimes to sexual offences. He appears in all courts and tribunals, including jury trials and on appeal. He is regularly briefed to provide written advice on large and complex matters.
Peter also has experience with the interpretation and application of several novel aspects of Commonwealth law including, international extradition, proceeds of crime, niche regulations and national security matters. He holds a federal security clearance.
Before coming to the bar, Peter was a Senior Federal Prosecutor with the Commonwealth DPP where he regularly appeared in summary and superior courts across Australia.
Previously, Peter was a solicitor with the South East Community Legal Service where he practiced in employment law, family law and criminal defence. He regularly advised on employment contracts and termination rights, and has appeared before the full bench of the Fair Work Commission on appeal.
Peter read with Robert T Barry.