Peter has extensive experience in civil litigation and has acted in a wide range of matters including commercial law, construction disputes, personal injury, insolvency and wrongful dismissal. He has appeared at all levels of courts and a variety of administrative tribunals. He has also been involved in a variety of commercial transactions including purchase and sale of businesses, commercial financing, incorporations and shareholder agreements.
EDUCATION: University of Manitoba, LL.B., 1982
University of Winnipeg, B.A. 1979
CALL TO THE BAR: Manitoba, 1983
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Served on the Board of Directors of the Manitoba Associations for Rights and Liberties and as chair of its Charter Rights and Legislative Review Committee.
Served on the Board of Directors of Manitoba Naturalists Society.
Served as public representative on the Health Information Privacy Committee of Manitoba Health
Member of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission adjudication tribunal.
What You Should Know about your Cell Phone Contract
If you are one of the thousands of Manitobans who own a cell phone, then the recent changes to The Consumer Protection Act (the "Act") in Manitoba will affect you. Manitoba's new consumer protection laws for fair and clear cell phone contracts came into effect on September 15, 2012. The rules focus on ensuring that contracts are clear and provide all important information for consumers. They also ensure that cell phone contracts are fair to both consumers and businesses. . Read more...
Correct Debtor Descriptions For Registration Under The Personal Property Security Act
Registration of financing statements under The Personal Property Security Act is a routine part of commercial and consumer lending. The mechanics of the registration system are fairly simple and most lenders do it themselves or rely on a registration service. Unfortunately, many lenders make expensive mistakes because they do not understand the rules for determining the correct name of the debtor. Read more...