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Anthony Peterson

Fax +61.3.9205.2055
Mr. Peterson is litigation lawyer. He has acted on a wide range of disputes including contract, tort and debt claims. Mr. Peterson is experienced in advising banks and corporate clients on enforcement issues including bankruptcy and corporate insolvency and liaising with insolvency practitioners.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates in January 2013, Mr. Peterson worked for a national Australian law firm as a litigation lawyer. Prior to practising law, Mr. Peterson worked for a regional Australian accounting firm. He is currently undertaking a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne with a focus on commercial disputes and sports law.

  • Acting for national building companies in relation to various proceedings in the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal with respect to disputes arising from the construction of residential properties. 
  • Advising a major global corporation on the tracing and other remedies available to recover funds misappropriated and transferred to a foreign jurisdiction by an employee. 
  • Advising a global corporation on fraudulent conduct of former employees and directors including the remedies available. 
  • Acting for the Legal Practitioners' Liability Committee, the compulsory indemnity insurer for lawyers in Victoria, defending Victorian lawyers in professional negligence matters in all Victorian jurisdictions. 
  • Acting for major banks in relation to securities enforcement and code of banking practice issues.