- Peter has been a Director at the Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children since incorporation, and is also a Director of the Shaken and Abused Baby Initiative. He has over 30 years litigation experience and was voted best lawyer in the category: Arbitration and Litigation, in Business Day’s Business Law and Tax Review.
Peter is a Managing Partner at Eversheds Sutherland, specialising in general commercial litigation and pension fund, employment, insurance and family law. Peter has served as an Assessor in the High Court and as a Commissioner of the Small Claims Court. He has also acted as a mediator and arbitrator in commercial, labour and matrimonial disputes and has received a band 3 rating for Dispute Resolution Lawyers in South Africa and is listed in the Chambers Legal Directory. Peter headed the legal team that one billion rand in settlement of a case of breach of contract, in favour of two pension funds- this is believed to be one of the largest settlement awards in South African legal history.