General Background

Peter specialises in civil, commercial and construction litigation and dispute resolution.  Notable recent work includes claims involving the sale and purchase of land, company and shareholder disputes, leaky building and other construction isues, wills and estates.

Peter joined Shortland Chambers in 1998.  He brings an analytical approach to litigation with a sharp focus on resolution to the client's best advantage. 

Peter has extensive experience in:

  • Sale and purchase of land, and other land law issues
  • Building and construction issues
  • Company, director and shareholder disputes
  • Wills and trust issues
  • Insurance matters
  • Tort liability
  • Finance, contract and commercial disputes

He provides opportunities for junior barristers to grow their experience where possible and presents at seminars from time to time.

Peter is a graduate of the University of Auckland, gaining a Senior Prize in Law in 1984 and subsequently an LLM Hons (1st class).  He spent four years as a partner at Grove Darlow & Partners.  In his spare time Peter enjoys boating, skiing and travelling.

Peter Wright

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Qualifications

BA, LLB (Auck)

LLM (Hons) (Auck)

Barrister Sole: 1998

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Qualifications

BA, LLB (Auck)

LLM (Hons) (Auck)

Barrister Sole: 1998

General Background

Peter specialises in civil, commercial and construction litigation and dispute resolution.  Notable recent work includes claims involving the sale and purchase of land, company and shareholder disputes, leaky building and other construction isues, wills and estates.

Peter joined Shortland Chambers in 1998.  He brings an analytical approach to litigation with a sharp focus on resolution to the client's best advantage. 

Peter has extensive experience in:

  • Sale and purchase of land, and other land law issues
  • Building and construction issues
  • Company, director and shareholder disputes
  • Wills and trust issues
  • Insurance matters
  • Tort liability
  • Finance, contract and commercial disputes

He provides opportunities for junior barristers to grow their experience where possible and presents at seminars from time to time.

Peter is a graduate of the University of Auckland, gaining a Senior Prize in Law in 1984 and subsequently an LLM Hons (1st class).  He spent four years as a partner at Grove Darlow & Partners.  In his spare time Peter enjoys boating, skiing and travelling.