Peter has been advising clients in the region since 2005 and moved permanently to Dubai as a Partner in a leading international law firm in 2009. Before joining Al Tamimi, Peter was responsible for Damac's LSE IPO, USD 65OM debutsukuk and subsequent exchange offer back to DFM as well as many of their high profile hospitality projects including the USD 1BN Paramount project, Trump golf course villa community and Vauxhall project. Prior to Damac, Peter worked on both the buy and sell side at a boutique real estate focused investment bank. While still in the UK, Peter wasa Counsel at a leading US law firm where he advised many Fortune 500 companiesin the UK, the US, Europe, the Gulf and Africa as well sitting on the board of a leading West End property firm. In the mid 90s, Peter founded a property investment vehicle which went onto acquire and manage more than 50 properties in the UK, Europe, the Americas and the Gulf. Peter obtained his undergraduate degree from Oxford in 1994 before doing a masters at Cambridge in 1996. He is a frequent guest speaker and has lectured on various topics at both undergraduate and masters level at universities in Europe and the Gulf.