Peter has been a solicitor all his working life and retired in 2022. He built a strong reputation as a family lawyer. Described as ‘calm and incisive’ in the 2015 edition of the Legal500, Peter joined his firm’s family team to deal with specifically high-value claims and high net-worth individuals in family and matrimonial proceeds. Peter was also the Diocesan Registrar for the Diocese of Leeds until March 2022, leading on legal advice to the Diocesan Board of Finance including in matters regarding safeguarding legislation. Peter brings legal, policy and negotiation skills to the trust. He was appointed as Chair of LDLT.