With more than 30 years' experience, Peter has helped his international client base to find innovative solutions to complicated and challenging problems.

Peter is the Head of our International Dispute Resolution Group, based in London.

Peter's practice covers a very wide range of complex disputes for global corporate companies through to high net worth private clients.  The broad spectrum of his work embraces disputes relating to insurance coverage and large scale infrastructure and engineering projects.  These have included numerous upstream energy, power and mining projects, rail, water and marine claims in many different parts of the world.

He has acted in high profile, complex international investigations, involving regulatory and prosecutorial bodies including HMRC, SFO, FSA/FCA and has extensive experience of tax investigations, bribery and corruption investigations and prosecutions.

In addition to fraud, he has also dealt with contentious trust disputes, Companies Act offences, duties of directors and partnership disputes.

Peter has worked extensively in Latin America and has responsibility for leading the firm's initiatives both in that region and in Turkey, where he has over 20 years of experience.

As well as dealing with commercial litigation, Peter is a key member of the International Arbitration Group and has dealt with international arbitrations, investment treaty arbitrations, and energy charter treaty arbitrations.

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. Peter Knight ‘has a solid grasp of both legal and commercial realities’.

    Legal 500 UK 2016
  2. Peter Knight is a ‘shrewd lawyer who knows when to fight and when to settle’.

    Legal 500 UK, 2013
  3. Peter Knight is described as ‘first-rate’.

    Legal 500 2009