Peter Jolley completed pupillage in these Chambers in 2015. He began cutting his teeth with daily outings to court, but has since also developed a busy advisory and paperwork practice. He splits his time roughly equally between negligence-based claims – P.I., clinical and professional negligence – on the one hand, and property and contractual work on the other.
This balance of work sees Peter drawing on the experience he gained before the Bar. He began working life as a teacher and then managed commercial bids at one of the world’s largest IT companies. He worked with people from many different walks of life and became known for being approachable, straightforward and sensible, yet firm. He is authorised for Public Access work.
Before training as a barrister, Peter worked on multi-million pound IT framework contracts advertised through the Official Journal of the EU. He was described as being “sensitive to commercial issues while building good relationships with clients”. Peter has successfully represented individuals and small firms in matters involving insurance, misrepresentation, breaches of guarantee, money had and received and the Payment Services Regulations.
Peter is instructed in a wide range of disputes involving commercial organisations, smaller firms and individuals. His cases often involve construction and engineering projects, architects and industrial machinery. He has represented a major firm of architects at mediation and was commended for his pragmatism. He is developing a niche interest in the Water Industry Act, representing a major water undertaker, and enjoys the natural overlap with his property practice.
Peter has drafted company articles and appears at the Companies Court in respect of winding-up and bankruptcy petitions, restorations to the company register and the late registration of charges. He has represented a major airline seeking to set aside a court order and assisted a major bank in a due diligence exercise. He is also familiar with matters of debt recovery.
Peter’s cases often complement his clinical negligence work: he is increasingly involved in matters concerning professional conduct. He has represented solicitors faced with allegations of negligence and advised on breaches of the Data Protection Act. He is currently being led in a disciplinary matter by a very well respected and experienced Case Presenter for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
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