Director, Criminal Law Services, Legal Aid Queensland and Member, Queensland Law Society Criminal Law Committee
Peter has over 25 years’ experience as a legal practitioner in criminal law, commencing with the Public Defender’s office and subsequently joining the Legal Aid Queensland team. During his career, he has represented defendants throughout Queensland and has been involved in the defence of many high profile and complex criminal law matters.
Peter was appointed Director of Criminal Law Services, Legal Aid Queensland in 2010 and is responsible for leading the largest criminal defence practice in Queensland. He was a finalist in the Australian Institute of Management – Not for Profit Manager of the Year in 2013. Since 2010, Peter has been a member of the National Legal Aid Criminal Law Working Group and a member of the Queensland Law Society Criminal Law Committee.