Peter has spent the past 35 years of his career as a maritime lawyer in Asia stationed in Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai. He has practised in a number of areas including casualty, charterparty and contract of carriage and trade disputes.
In the past 20 years living in Shanghai, Peter has focused on non-contentious areas including shipbuilding and finance, joint ventures and establishing operations in China. He founded the Shanghai office of Ince & Co LLP in 2000 and managed the office for 13 years.
Peter now provides consulting services through the PRC law firm, Hisun & Co in Shanghai and Sydney with the focus on doing business in Shanghai. Peter is also a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association and offers himself as an arbitrator.
Peter is the author of International Trade and Maritime Law in China, 2014 – 2015 Edition in the Business Laws of China Series and also co-author of the section on China in Arbitration World, 5th Edition in the European Lawyer Reference Series both published by Thomson Reuters.
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