LLB Hons Scots and German Law, University of Aberdeen

LLM in European Community Law, College of Europe, Bruges

Special interests

Company and commercial

Public law, including judicial review and human rights


Peter called to the Bar in 2014 and specialises in all aspects of EU law, both within the Scottish jurisdiction and before the courts in Luxembourg.

His pre-Bar experience included working in-house as Head of Competition and Regulatory law for the Insurance Division of the Lloyds Banking Group and for over 13 years prior to that with Brussels-based law firms.  During that time, he represented clients before the European Courts and advised  on trade law, competition law, free movement of goods issues (including on chemicals, biocides and pesticides, waste and electrical and electronic equipment, fuel and toys) and data protection.


Case T-689/13 Bilbaina de Alquitranes S.A. and others v European Commission

Case A005-2015 Thor GmbH v European Chemicals Agency