This issue is filled with great insights and expert commentary on areas that are relevant to the legal landscape and highlight how the business community is embracing technology, media and telecommunications. There are various topics covered, from new ways of working and digital transformation in the finance sector to data protection regulatory updates and guidance. We also have a series of articles that focus on e-commerce across a number of jurisdictions.
You will also find insights from our lawyers around real estate analytics, tech trends, and data centres.
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Peter Wood is Senior Counsel based in Dubai. Prior to this, he was Of Counsel with Norton Rose Fulbright in Dubai and a Senior Associate with Allens Linklaters based in Melbourne.
Peter has a broad range of experience at a senior, managerial level on multi-jurisdictional litigation, dispute resolution and general corporate and compliance matters for clients conducting business across a range of sectors including financial services, insurance and reinsurance, product liability, construction, real estate, hospitality and pharmaceuticals. He has more than 15 years’ experience providing first class legal, strategic and compliance advice to some of the world’s largest corporations operating across these sectors. He has the care and conduct of high value, high profile domestic and international disputes and transactions.
Peter has represented clients in the County and Supreme Courts of Victoria, the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre, the Abu Dhabi Global Markets and in institutional and ad-hoc domestic and international arbitrations. He has advised and represented clients in respect of regulatory investigations.
He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is recognised in the Legal 500 as a “name of note”.
2004 – Bachelor of Laws (with Honours), Monash University
2000 – Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) & Bachelor of Music, The University of Melbourne
Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia
High Court of Australia
High Court of New Zealand