Peter Ferrer is co-head of our global Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring team.
He acts on behalf of institutions, companies, corporate entities and high net worth individuals. His recent experience includes the US$1.6 billion Pacific Andes restructuring dispute acting on behalf of liquidators.
He has extensive experience in enforcement proceedings including tracing actions in multiple jurisdictions. He acts on behalf of investors both individual and institutional in relation to hedge fund disputes.
Prior to joining us, he practised as a barrister at a leading London set of chambers. At the English bar, he appeared at every court level including Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. He is an experienced trial advocate both in court and in international arbitration including LMAA, ICC and LCIA.
Peter has acted as an expert in several foreign jurisdictions. He also accepts instructions as arbitrator or mediator and is fluent in German, Italian and Polish.
His recent experience includes:
- Acting on a US$2.9 billion shareholder dispute concerning the installation and development of mobile telephones and wireless communications servicing of the entire of Iraq, including one of the first under-sea cable lines to link Iraq to the rest of the world.
- Advising FTI as liquidator of a number of Pacific Andes entities connected with the high-profile US$1.6 billion insolvency matter involving multiple proceedings in the US, Hong Kong and Cayman. The case is one of the largest ever insolvency matters to be heard by the BVI court.
Peter has been ranked for his BVI Dispute Resolution expertise. Commentators describe him as "capable and commercially minded".Chambers and Partners, 2021
Peter is recognised as a “leading individual” in the British Virgin Islands Dispute Resolution rankings.Legal 500, 2020, 2021
Peter is recognised as an expert in asset recovery.Who's Who Legal, 2020
Peter is recognised as an expert in litigation.Who's Who Legal, 2019
Peter has been ranked for his BVI Dispute Resolution expertise. Interviewees appreciate that he is "an able advocate" who "remains calm throughout a case."Chambers and Partners, 2020
- England and Wales
- British Virgin Islands
- King's College London (LLM)
- City University (Dip Law)
- Cardiff University (BA)