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Peter Gillis

Spear's Review

A senior associate within Stephenson Harwood’s contentious trusts group, Peter Gillis has extensive experience in complex, high-value trust disputes in the banking and financial services and private wealth sectors.

Gillis regularly acts for corporates, trustees, financial services firms, financial institutions and HNWs, advising on a broad range of trust disputes. His experience includes representing corporate finance trustees, as well as advising in complex fraud and asset recovery proceedings often involving significant international elements.

Praised by clients for his ‘very good technical skills’ and ‘sound instincts’, Gillis is regarded as a rising star within his firm and the wider profession. ‘He’s definitely a future partner,’ adds a colleague.

Rank: Rising star

Rising star 2022, Contentious Tax & Trust Lawyers

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