Peter specialises in all aspects of banking and financial services law, with over 30 years' experience.
Peter specialises in infrastructure and project development, including public private partnerships (PPP). He has worked on projects in the roading and transport, water and waste water, energy, social housing, health, oil, gas and minerals, and telecommunications sectors, providing advice to sponsors, lenders, contractors and governments in New Zealand and internationally.
Peter also provides corporate and commercial advice to companies with a particular focus on the energy and infrastructure sectors. Peter has a particular interest in geothermal energy and has advised clients in New Zealand and internationally on a variety of projects.
He is also recognised as an expert in securitisation and structured financing, acquisition/leveraged finance and financial services regulation.
"Peter is an excellent operator. He is generally regarded as one of the best lawyers in the country for complex structured finance matters. He provides sound, reasoned advice in a clear, calm manner."
Peter is a "seasoned practitioner who is considered to be a market leader in terms of projects."
Chambers and Partners
Peter is "a recognised industry leader in project finance, who makes complicated legal issues easy to understand."
- Member of the New Zealand co-ordinating committee of the Asia Pacific Loan Markets Association
- Peter is listed as a "leading lawyer" by Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, and Asialaw Profiles
Advising lenders to short-listed consortia bidding on
NZ Schools 1, 2 and 3, Tauranga, Tamaki and Christchurch Social Housing, and Wiri and Auckland East Prison PPP projects
Advising Central Plains Water
on the funding for and construction of the Central Plains irrigation scheme
Acting for lenders
providing financing facilities to Auckland Council
Acting for arrangers and lenders
of a vehicle leasing securitisation programme for Eclipx
on the establishment of and new financing facilities for Tilt Renewables
Advising Ormat as equipment supplier and EPC contractor
for various geothermal generation facilities in New Zealand (including Ngatamariki, Te Ahi o Maui and Ngawha)