Peter Head


Tel: 020 7831 6381 (Ext. 500)

Peter's clerks:
Lee Wright
Charlotte Temple

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Peter Head has a strong commercial practice which sees him regularly instructed in complex, high-value litigation in the Commercial Court and Chancery Division as well as in international commercial arbitrations.

He has particular experience in the following areas:

  • Commercial litigation: contractual disputes, construction disputes, conflict of laws, oil and gas
  • Commercial fraud: freezing injunctions, claims involving the tracing of assets, transactions defrauding creditors
  • Banking & Financial services: secret commissions, unfair relationships, guarantees
  • Arbitration: LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL
  • Corporate insolvency: winding up, administration, CVAs, transaction avoidance
  • Personal insolvency: bankruptcy, IVAs, transaction avoidance
  • Company: shareholder disputes, claims against directors

His current instructions include two very high-value oil and gas disputes, a claim by a Russian bank raising novel issues on committal applications, and numerous insolvency proceedings, both for and against office-holders. 

What others say

Chambers UK 2014 ranked Peter as a leading junior for chancery: commercial.

An up-and-comer who impresses market commentators with his strong emerging practice in corporate and personal insolvency, fraud and banking cases. Expertise: “He is very good; very able, a safe pair of hands and someone with real talent.” (Chancery: commercial - Chambers UK 2014)


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