As a Partner in Duncan Cotterill’s corporate and commercial team, Peter has broad commercial experience in information technology, privacy, consumer, and intellectual property law, supporting clients on a range of commercial and contracting matters.
Peter assists public and private sector clients by helping them with technology procurement, implementing software, commercialising technology and other products, or to simply get business done. His technology law experience includes advising broadly on the ever-changing digital environment, including assisting clients respond to cyber events and deep involvement major IT projects.
Clients benefit from Peter’s extensive knowledge and experience in the IT industry, and his enthusiasm for truly understanding the outcomes required to develop solutions that are a great fit.
In addition to this work, Peter assists clients with M&A transactions in a wide range of sectors, acting for both vendors and purchasers. He also has particular interest and experience in relation to software-as-a-service and other technology businesses.
Peter prioritises providing clear, pragmatic, and timely advice and enjoy the variety of clients he works with.
They drive our client relationships and connections with our community, and underpin our achievements.
“We worked with Peter Fernando and I would go as far to say it was the best experience we’ve had working with a partner. Peter provided true expertise when we needed it. He is an expert in what he does, but is also authentic, responsive and extremely detailed.” Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023