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Practice Areas

◾Commercial dispute resolution

◾Partnership and shareholder disputes


◾Competition regulation

◾Intellectual property disputes

◾Insolvency and corporate recovery


Peter Hawkes trained with Furley Page and became a Partner in 1983. He was later appointed Head of what is now the Dispute Resolution Team. In 2001 Peter was elected Senior Partner.

Peter acts for a wide range of business clients. He has extensive experience of dispute work in most types of forum including High Court and County Court together with alternatives such as arbitration and mediations. Peter is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

Peter’s portfolio of clients range from national and international companies to smaller entrepreneurial enterprises. Peter acts for a number of educational institutions in the schools, colleges and higher education sectors. He also regularly advises professional partnerships (lawyers, accountants, architects, doctors) agricultural and commercial partnerships on a range of succession issues.