Peter Leech is a special counsel in Cowell Clarke’s Dispute Resolution practice group, with specialist expertise in insolvency. Peter's philosophy is that in order to obtain the best possible outcome, clients need to receive comprehensive and practical advice based on a rigorous consideration of all available options. Identifying options is one of his key strengths.
Peter has significant experience in all aspects of insolvency related work. He advises liquidators, voluntary administrators, receivers, administrators, trustees in bankruptcy, creditors and company directors in both insolvency litigation and turnaround scenarios. Peter's transaction based insolvency experience includes acting for administrators, directors and creditors in relation to Deed of Company Arrangement proposals, including in connection with ASX listed entities. His litigation practice sees him acting primarily in the Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of South Australia.
Peter joined Cowell Clarke in 2003. He is a deputy chair of the Law Council of Australia Business Law Section Insolvency and Reconstruction Law Committee.