Peter has been practising as a specialist insurance litigator for over 30 years primarily in the area of insurance dispute resolution both in the defence of insurance claims and providing specific insurance advice to all of the major underwriters in the Irish market.
Peter has acted for all of the major underwriters operating in the Irish market and also acts for a significant number of Lloyds Syndicate in this country. His aviation work includes passengers’ claims, public liability and employers liability for all of the major airlines operating within the Republic of Ireland.
Peter acts in adversarial matters on his own in both the District, Circuit and High Court for many large clients including Ryanair. Peter’s ability to prosecute and defend matters is well known and he is highly regarded as a skilled advocate.
Peter joined Maples and Calder in 2012, prior to which he was a founding Partner of Lennon Heather.
Peter has been highly recommended by Chambers Europe in their guide to lawyers in Europe and reported as one of the leading lawyers in his field. Clients say "He is incredibly experienced. His advice is shrewd and commercially minded. He is an excellent negotiator and can put out fires before they even start''.
Trinity College Dublin, BA Hons Legal Science, and LLB, 1978
Professional / Civic Activities
Peter is a member of FDCC (Federation of Defence and Corporate Counsel)
Member of the Institute of Directors
1980 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
Areas of Expertise
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