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Peter is a solicitor and founded Pure Employment Law with Nicola in 2010 after nearly 15 years as the Head of Employment of a major regional law firm. Prior to entering the legal profession Peter worked in retail management and also worked as an overland expedition driver leading expeditions in Africa and Asia.
Peter is well known in the business and HR community of West Sussex and Hampshire and has developed an enviable reputation for providing pragmatic advice and solutions to clients’ problems. He has expertise in all aspects of employment law, including dealing with disciplinary and performance issues, discrimination, dismissal, breach of contract, pay and benefits and business restructures. He is also a highly experienced Employment Tribunal advocate and has handled several multi-day discrimination claims on behalf of clients.
Peter holds a Masters degree in Law and Employment Relations from the University of Leicester. He has been described as “a great listener and summariser of the problem. He has the ability to provide an acute understanding of what is likely to be important and what is not and offer a solution which is both relevant and palatable. From the perspective of a busy executive, Peter is a wonderful asset to have.” In ‘Chambers UK, A Client’s Guide to the Legal Profession 2015’ he is once again recognised as a ‘Leader in the Field’ in employment law. The Guide states that Peter is "very knowledgeable on all aspects of employment law" and "so thorough – he thinks of things you wouldn't have thought of."
Peter is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association.