Peter is a partner in our Commercial Team. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border IP and commercial transactions, IP strategy and prosecution and Tech law. Peter has a substantial practice in privacy law advising in respect of compliance, transfers, policies and audits in Irish and International data protection matters.
Peter often works alongside the Firm’s Corporate and Tax teams. Peter’s clients vary from multinational, household names to start-up and emerging companies. Peter is both a solicitor and an Irish and European Trade Mark Attorney.
Peter is ranked tier 1 in Ireland (1 of only 4) by the World Trademark Review.
"marries corporate-commercial expertise with trademark law. He is highly knowledgeable about both Irish and EU law and provides excellent counsel”.
"lauded for his responsiveness and commercial nous"
well known for his knowledge of copyright law
Peter is listed in the area of Trade Marks.
"I always feel that he has my back. You can see that he always has his client's interests at the forefront of his mind."
“An exceptional IP lawyer with a deep understanding of the issues faced by IT clients”. “He brings passion, commitment and objectivity to the job and is an excellent person to have on your side.”
“His passion and commitment to his subject and his work are infectious.”
“perennially revered”, "non-contentious IP master"
Peter is part of the adjunct faculty of the Law Society of Ireland and lectures and tutors on IP, IT and commercial law issues to trainee and qualified solicitors.
“Staying within Legal Lines, On-Line”, Fundraising Ireland Annual Conference, May 2013
“Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs”, UCD Smurfit School of Business, April 2013
“Commercial and IT Aspects of the ‘Double Irish’ Structure”, International Bar Association, October 2012
“IP Issues in Cross-Border Corporate Transactions”, American Bar Association (International Section), October 2011
IP and Data Protection Committee of the Law Society of Ireland
INTA (Committee Member)
European Communities Trademark Association
BCL, University College Dublin
LLM (Commercial Law), University College Dublin