Peter specialises in helping individuals and companies with legal problems.
He has extensive knowledge of the legal system and is able to provide guidance and support throughout the process. He is committed to helping his clients achieve their objectives and will work tirelessly to ensure your case is resolved as smoothly and efficiently as possible. If a court case is necessary, Peter will be there to represent you and ensure that your rights are protected. Overall, Peter is a dedicated and compassionate lawyer who will work with you to find the best possible outcome for your case.
Peter leads the Relationship Property Team at McVeagh Fleming, Auckland Office. He has 43 years' PQE (Professional Qualifying Experience).
As a young man, Peter developed a passion for the legal profession. He pursued this aspiration by obtaining a degree in law and subsequently gaining valuable experience in various regions throughout New Zealand, including Papakura and Wanganui. This provided him with a broad understanding of diverse societal matters and a diverse range of legal issues. Subsequently, Peter relocated to Auckland and gained further experience by working for a prominent mid-sized law firm. He then progressed to become a partner at Kennedy Tudhope, where he continued to hone his skills and knowledge. In 2000, the firm merged with McVeagh Fleming, allowing Peter to expand his professional network and continue to provide exceptional legal services to clients.
LLB, University of Auckland 1977
STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates NZ (Dist)
Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner
STEP (UK) Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes (Dist)
STEP (NZ) Advanced Certificates in Creation of Trusts,
Trusts Administration, Administration of Estates and
Tax and Accounting for Trusts
Peter has a passion for various genres of music, taking pleasure in both listening to and evaluating them. He is a former competitive swimmer who continues to swim as a form of fitness. In addition to swimming, he likes to jog, tend to his garden, and spend time with his five children.