Johnson Winter & Slattery
55 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel: +61 3 8611 1345
Fax: +61 408 739 480
Peter is a commercial and competition lawyer specialising in the energy and resources sector.
He assists clients to implement a wide range of commercial transactions including joint ventures, commodity sales and transportation agreements and negotiated share and asset acquisitions.
Peter has advised extensively on State and Commonwealth mining and petroleum legislation, as well as gas and electricity industry regulation and access issues. He also has strong expertise in competition law including dealing with the ACCC on a broad range of matters such as authorisation applications and informal merger clearance processes.
Peter has previously worked as a corporate lawyer for Shell Australia and with the Commonwealth Attorney Generals Department. He has also lectured on energy regulation law and policy, and written and presented numerous papers on competition and regulatory issues affecting the Australian gas industry.
Oil & Gas Law Practice:
We have established one of Australia’s premier oil and gas practices, with a detailed understanding of the legal, commercial and technical issues associated with the oil and gas industry through a range of transactions.
Our experience extends from resource exploration, through production, processing, trading, haulage and shipping, to sale. It also includes:
Johnson Winter & Slattery:
Johnson Winter & Slattery is engaged by major Australian and international corporations as legal counsel on their business activities, disputes and most challenging transactions throughout Australia and surrounding regions.
Our representation of major corporations in many landmark and transformational deals and complex disputes positions us as a leading independent Australian firm.
With an appreciation of our client’s commercial needs, we blend legal expertise with commercial and market awareness to deliver high quality legal services. This means working closely with clients and their in-house counsel to understand their commercial objectives, and ensuring our approach is tailored to deliver timely commercial outcomes.
Our higher ratio of senior lawyers means clients engage directly with the tactical minds and industry expertise required to succeed in complex and high stakes deals and disputes. A partnership ethos of service, technical excellence and collaboration ensures the most relevant specialist expertise and experience is brought to bear on every assignment.