Peter marks his 30th year with Eversheds Sutherland (US) in 2013. He received his law training in the United Kingdom, qualifying as a Barrister at Lincoln's Inn in London in 1975 following his graduation from Cambridge University (Trinity College). He is a member of the New York City Bar Association and the Atlanta Bar Association as well as the International Law and Business Law Sections of the American Bar Association. He has served four terms as a director of the British-American Business Group in Atlanta. Peter serves on the Board of Trustees for Randolph College advising on issues of governance, dispute resolution, the management and sale of assets and the negotiation of agreements with related organizations. Peter has been recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of mergers, acquisitions and buyouts and has been selected twice for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers .
Sutherland represents major insurance company in investments in diversified energy assets.
Represented British Nuclear Fuels plc in the $5.4 billion auction sale of its U.S. subsidiary, Westinghouse Electric Company, to Toshiba Corporation.
Sutherland aids companies with corporate ownership and governance.
Awards and Rankings
Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of mergers, acquisitions and buyouts (2009)
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2004-2005)
(Also at New York, N.Y. Office)
Member, International Law Section and Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, New York City Bar Association
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Georgia Bar Committee on International Trade in Legal Services
Trustee, Randolph College