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Peter heads up Foot Anstey's Media and Entertainment sector, focusing on commercial disputes and in particular intellectual property and brand protection issues. He works with brand owners and alleged infringing parties, both corporate and individual, and regularly advises on copyright, design rights, websites, confidentiality, trademarks and passing off-related issues.
Peter also has particular experience in the media sector, and advises and acts for regional and national publishers on various aspects of media law including digital and online. He works for a range of clients including those in the retail, media, publishing and manufacturing sectors.
Peter is recognised for his experience in intellectual property litigation, and is also adept at handling contractual and other commercial disputes in the retail and financial services sectors. Clients consider him to be "very pragmatic and very grounded." Chambers 2019
Clients say: "He is pragmatic, affable, a brilliant strategist and an absolute pleasure to deal with." Chambers 2018
"A very bright, switched-on lawyer." Chambers 2017
"Firm, sensible approach" to a range of litigation. Clients describe him as "very good at concentrating on the issues at hand and very concise in his advise," noting that "he was very aware of the commercial pressure we were under." Chambers 2016
"Provides helpful guidance and advice with a good strategic approach on how to resolve issues." Chambers 2015