The “experienced and commercial” Peter Armitage is a “smart and very thorough” lawyer with extensive expertise in transactional competition law and complex investigations.
With over 30 years' experience, Peter Armitage is an expert in competition and consumer protection law, specialising in complex merger clearances. He has acted on some of Australia's most complex merger clearances, including those in highly concentrated industries.
Peter also has a very strong track record of effectively defending clients in investigations and legal actions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
A trusted adviser to major corporations, he provides strategic competition advice and counsel on major commercial initiatives and in managing regulatory investigations. His clients operate in a range of sectors including financial services, manufacturing, transport, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, IT, consumer and retail, mining and resources, energy, and waste management.
He is a member of the competition and consumer law committee of the business law section of the Law Council of Australia and widely regarded as an "industry senior statesman". Clients praise him for his "astuteness on market questions and very practical advice".