Peter undertakes Consumer Credit Act work for financial institutions, including banks and finance houses, and for borrowers. He is particularly interested in credit and charge card problems. Peter also undertakes consumer contract and employment work as well as sale and supply of goods and services cases.

Peter was in-house Counsel for American Express Europe.

Peter is a part time First-Tier Tribunal Judge in the Social Entitlement Chamber. He is also a regular conference speaker on consumer, lending and mortgage matters.

  • Notable cases
    • Jarrett v Barclays Bank [1999] QB: a Court of Appeal case concerning the financing of timeshare properties abroad and the jurisdiction of the English Courts under the Brussels Convention;
    • Scarborough Building Society v Humberside Trading Standards Department [1997] CCLR 47: a case concerning the assumptions that should be made about possible changes in interest rates and the impact that this would have on the APR that would have to be shown in credit advertisements;
  • Publications
    • Author of “Credit Cards and the Law: An Introduction” (Fourmat Publishing)
    • Contributor to “The Law of Consumer Credit and Hire” (Oxford University Press) 2009
    • Contributor to “Sale and Supply of Goods and Services” (Sweet and Maxwell) 2007
  • Education, qualifications, memberships
    • Called Middle Temple 1975
    • Major Harmsworth Exhibitioner and Scholar
    • LL.B Law, Christ’s College Cambridge University

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