Through his management of the East Africa practice, Peter has extensive expertise in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
Originally a project finance lawyer, Peter's practice has diversified to include specialisms as broad as commercial litigation, debt recoveries and insurance claims management.
Peter has successfully closed projects in the infrastructure, telecoms, mining, energy and power sectors on the continent, acting for lenders (both commercial and development finance institutions), consortia and project companies.
Prior to joining Clyde & Co, he was in-house counsel at the African Development Bank having previously worked at a leading City of London firm managing project finance transactions in emerging markets.
Peter is admitted both as a Solicitor in England & Wales and as an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania.
Peter is a member of the Tanganyika Law Society; the East Africa Law Society; the Law Society of England & Wales; and the Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association.
Peter’s team on the ground provide real time support and local expertise to clients with interests in the region. The team manage a Regional Resource Centre (RRC) through which an internationally qualified, yet locally based, Clyde & Co lawyer works alongside appointed local counsel in relevant countries assisting with the management of contentious and non-contentious matters.