Senior Associate in the Aviation and Travel Department, Stewarts Law LLP
Peter is a Senior Associate in the Aviation and Travel Department at Stewarts Law. He has been with the department since its inception in 2006.
Prior to his career in law Peter read Theoretical Physics to Masters level. He now applies that specialist knowledge to the department's independent aviation investigations, with a particular interest in avionics and flight stability.
Peter also has a second Masters degree; an LLM in Advanced Air & Space Law from the Institute of Air & Space Law, Netherlands. Peter has been a guest lecturer at the Institute for the last three years; lecturing on Plaintiff Aviation Litigation.
Peter speaks intermediate Russian and spent considerable time living and working in Kazakhstan and Russia. He is currently learning Arabic.
Peter has had articles on aspects of aviation law published in the Journal of Air & Space Law ('The Damaged Quilt: Inadequate Coverage of the Montreal Convention'; Vol. 37 Issue 1), and the Aviation & Space Journal ('The Effectiveness of the Montreal Convention as a Channelling Tool Against Carriers'; Vol XI Issue 1).
Has been with the Aviation Department at Stewarts Law since 2006 Previously spent one year living in Russia and Kazakhstan, working for GRATA Law Firm while in Kazakhstan
Peter has been (and is currently) involved in a significant number of aviation cases. Recent examples include:
Major Airline cases
|Demonstration Flight||Indonesia Sukhoi Superjet 100||2012|
|Afriqiyah Airways Flight 8U771||Libya Airbus A330-200||2010|
|Ethiopian Airlines ET409||Lebanon Boeing 737-800||2010|
|Air France Flight AF44||Brazil-France Airbus A330-200||2009|
|Sudan Airways Flight 109||Sudan Airbus A310-300||2008|
|Garuda International Flight GA200||Indonesia Boeing 737-400||2007|
|Kenya Airways Flight KQ-507||Cameroon Boeing 737-800||2007|
|Sibir Airlines Flight 778||Russia Airbus A310-300||2006|
Helicopter and Business Jet cases
|Business operation||Peru Sikorsky S-58ET||2012|
|Business operation||Germany Cessna Citation X||2012|
|Sky Lounge||Republic of Iraq Hawker 800XP||2011|
|Aero Service||Republic of Congo CASA 212-200||2010|
|Centro de Servicios de Aviacion Ejecutiva||Learjet 45||2008|
|Air Serv Internation||Beechcraft 1900C||2008|
|South Sudan Air Connection||Sudan Beechcraft 1900C||2008|
Peter enjoys taking part in adventure races and distance runs in his spare time. He is a founding and active member of the Stewarts Law football team and plays squash weekly.
26 February 2011
New Scientist, 26 February 2011