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Peter Walton


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Peter has more than 30 years experience as a litigation lawyer.

Peter has acted for a number of significant entities across various industries including, financial services, insurance, building and construction, professional services and the public sector.

He has acted in a number of disputes concerning taxation, building and construction contracts, mining, consumer and competition, commercial contracts, corporations, leases, mortgages and securities, franchising agreements and joint ventures and partnerships.

Peter practised as a barrister for several years at the Victorian Bar appearing regularly in the Supreme Court and County Court and a number of tribunals including the Administrative Appeals Tribunal conducting both trials and appeals in a broad range of commercial disputes.

Peter moved to Western Australia in 1999 and initially joined Jackson McDonald as in-house counsel. Since joining the firm he has appeared as an advocate in all State courts and many tribunals. He has conducted a number of trials in commercial and common law disputes as well as appeals.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Law Society of Western Australia¬†
  • Australian Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA)
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Awards & Rankings

  • Best Lawyers 2017 - Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017, 2018 - Property Disputes