Peter is a partner in the Halifax office and a member of its Corporate and Commercial Law group. He obtained his Masters in Public Administration and law degree at Dalhousie University. As a member of our regional banking & finance team, Peter is proud of the firm’s recognition as the 2024 Law Firm of the Year for Banking & Finance Law by The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. With 12 years of experience as a lawyer, Peter advises corporate clients, institutions and entrepreneurs on start-up considerations, acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity financing transactions and other commercial matters. He is consistently ranked as a leading practitioner for his practice in Banking & Finance Law by Best Lawyers™.

Peter also counsels licensed cannabis producers and license applicants through the complex regulatory landscape surrounding legal cannabis and its derivatives. He advises on the federal regime, the Cannabis Control Act (Nova Scotia) and the provincial regimes in several provinces where his clients operate.

Peter’s willingness to go the extra mile and understand his client’s business allows him to provide timely, pragmatic advice when his clients need it most.


Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (2011)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law


  • The Osgoode Certificate in Cannabis Law and Regulation (2021)
  • Dalhousie University (LLB, 2010)
  • Dalhousie University (MPA, 2005)
  • Dalhousie University (BA,2003)

Activities Within Firm

  • Past Chair, Halifax Corporate and Commercial Law group (2021 – 2023)

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Treasurer, Canadian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce

Law Society Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association


  • English