Mr Peter A Clarke

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Peter had a broad employment experience prior to coming to the Bar including:
• a researcher and speech writer for a Federal Parliamentarian,
• a solicitor in both government practice and private practice.

In both government and private practice as a solicitor he specialized in health law, in particular medical negligence claims and issues. 

At the Bar he has developed a broad commercial litigation practice in all jurisdictions, in particular corporations and insolvency law. He practices primarily in the County, Supreme and Federal Courts.

His practice also involves defamation and privacy law

He is very interested in internet legal issues.  He established and maintains a web site at :

He writes regularly, at his web site, on commercial and insolvency judgments and on privacy law issues.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

Formal Details 0

  • Admitted to Practice
    02 April 1990
  • First Signing Bar Roll
    28 May 1998
  • Qualifications
    LLB[Monash]; B Eco [Monash]; Grad. Dip. Internat. Law [ANU].

Areas of Speciality

  • Arbitration & ADR
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance & Professional Negligence
  • Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
  • Public Law
  • Superannuation