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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

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Peter Hillerstrom is “a very smart lawyer” who “offers practical and knowledgeable advice” on complex arbitration proceedings, notably in the construction and energy sector.


Peter is a senior associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. An experienced disputes lawyer, Peter’s practice has a particular focus on contentious matters in the construction and energy sectors. He routinely acts for clients in arbitrations under each of the major institutional rules, and is experienced in expert determination, adjudication, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Prior to joining Quinn Emanuel’s construction and engineering practice, Peter was a member of the London disputes practice of a leading international firm, where he was an experienced managing associate specialising in international arbitration. Peter also has significant experience working in Asia, having been based in the Tokyo office of a Magic Circle firm for two years, working closely with that firm’s pan-Asian practice.

Most recently, Peter has been acting for a state-owned energy company in two London-seated arbitrations arising from a complex pipeline and platform construction project, as well as on additional construction matters for clients in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia.

Peter is a solicitor-advocate, and is admitted in England and Wales as well as Australia (where he first qualified). Peter also holds a graduate diploma in international commercial arbitration, awarded by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and has completed an internship with the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

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