Year of Call: 1984

Inn: Middle Temple

Solicitor: 1979

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Peter is excellent – he’s outstanding with cross-examination, very skilful on his feet and very easy to get along with.”

Chambers UK,  2022

Peter specialises in planning & local government law, environment law and licensing. He heads the Public & Administrative Law Practice Group at St John’s Chambers. He also has extensive experience in public rights of way inquiries and associated topics, as well as in judicial review proceedings. He frequently acts for developers, local authorities and third parties in many inquiries. He is described by Chambers UK as ‘the number one junior on the Western Circuit for planning and environmental work’ and Legal 500 as the ‘leading planning junior on Circuit.’

Peter is qualified to undertake public access work in appropriate cases, for further information, please visit our Public Access page.

Professional memberships:

  • Planning and Environmental Bar Association
  • Western Circuit
  • Formerly a practising solicitor and a partner in a commercial and licensing practice in Bristol

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA, LLM (Cantab)
  • Post-graduate Certificate in Environmental Law (Bristol University)