DENNIS ALTMAN AM
DR RUTH MCNAIR AM
Chair - Melbourne
Treasurer - Sydney
Public Officer - Sydney
Peter is widely recognised internationally as one of the world’s leading telecommunications lawyers.
Prior to joining Gilbert+Tobin, Peter worked in a Washington DC law firm on international trade and tax issues, as a consultant to the Commonwealth Minister for Social Security on the design of child support scheme, as a law reform officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission, as a clinical education tutor at the University of New South Wales and as Associate to Justice Elizabeth Evatt, Chief Judge of the Family Court of Australia.
Peter was the sponsor of Gilbert+Tobin’s LGBTIQ+ group. He organised the marriage equality campaign in his home town Murwillumbah, and featured in a program run by the Tweed Museum Small Town Queer.
Peter chairs the Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation and is a director of the Asylum Seeker Centre. He is co-chair of a working group established by the Federal Government to review promoting digital technologies in Australia agriculture.