Peter is a partner of Lavan, an independent law firm in Perth operating in association with Gadens.
Peter is an internationally recognised lawyer practising in property law in Australia.
Peter has represented the state of Western Australia and a number of its departments in significant land development projects in Western Australia. These projects have resulted in the delivery of some of Perth’s best-known residential suburbs.
Peter has also acted on significant land projects (both built form and vacant land) for private sector clients, some of these projects have been the largest transactions of their type in Western Australia.
Peter often acts for offshore clients buying and selling significant real estate assets in Western Australia and has provided innovative solutions and structuring to effect land acquisitions and developments in Western Australia. These solutions have delivered significant wealth benefits to his clients.
Peter has also advised on some of the largest agribusiness transactions in Western Australia.
Peter is the Western Australian editor of Thomson Reuters Retail Leasing in Australia. He is also on the editorial panel for the Australian Property Law Bulletin, and his articles on real estate law are published throughout Australia.
Peter regularly speaks to industry forums including events by the Property Council of Australia. He is in demand as a speaker on real estate law in Western Australia.