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Peter Barnett


t: +44 207 614 0980
f: +44 207 614 0999
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Areas of Practice


Class Actions

International Arbitration

Securities Litigation


Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2015

University of Otago, LL.B. (Hons) , Law, 2009

University of Otago, B.Com., Finance, 2009


High Court of New Zealand, 2010-2011


New Zealand

Peter Barnett is an Associate in the London office of Boies, Schiller & Flexner (UK) LLP, and an experienced lawyer qualified in New Zealand. He advises clients on a broad range of complex international arbitration and litigation matters.

Representative matters include:

  • advising holders of distressed debt issued or guaranteed by euro area states;
  • advising investment funds on international public and private law arbitration proceedings;
  • representing a global investment bank in significant class action proceedings brought by purchasers of shares in an IPO;
  • advising a state-owned enterprise in urgent injunctive relief proceedings;
  • advising a major insurance company on the application of new prudential regulation; and
  • representing Crown entities, state-owned enterprises and private sector clients in high-profile regulatory, judicial review, human rights and other public law proceedings.