LL.B. (Hons) (University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom)
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore
Peter graduated from the University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdo in 1975 and was admitted to the English Bar in 1977. He worked with the then-Midland Bank Trust Company as a Trust Officer until 1981. He returned to Singapore in 1982 and started his legal career after he was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1983.
His main areas of practice over the last 30 years include general civil litigation, corporate and commercial law, employment, tenancy law, real estate and conveyancing law, probate, and other general corporate advisory work.
Over the past 20 years, Peter has acted in residential development projects as well as the sales and acquisition of residential, commercial and industrial properties. Peter has also represented most of the local banks (including, amongst others, CIMB) and finance companies in numerous property financing transactions.
Most of his clients comprise of small and medium local and foreign enterprises, foreign multi-national companies (most of which are from Japan or Europe), local listed companies, local corporate financial institutions and individuals.
Peter has also acted as an independent director for three public listed companies between 1997 and 2008.
He is currently a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors as well as the Singapore Trustees Association. He was one of the Honourary Legal Advisors to the Ren Ci Hospital from 1993 to 2005, and to the Singapore Buddhist Federation from 1993 to 2000.
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