Peter Hastie specialises in litigation, alternative dispute resolution (arbitration, mediation and expert determination) and advice work which has a commercial flavour particularly in the areas of administrative law, building and construction, competition and consumer law, constitutional law, contract, corporations law, insolvency, intellectual property law, mining law, partnership, professional liability, insolvency, real property , restraints of trade, securities and torts.
Peter commenced practice as a barrister based in Brisbane in 1986 and took silk in 2013. Peter mainly practices in the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Federal Court of Australia and is admitted and has practiced in the Supreme Courts of New South Wales and South Australia.
Peter has a Bachelor of Arts (political science), Bachelor of Laws, and Master of Laws from the University of Queensland. He also has a Dispute Resolution Certificate from Bond University.
Peter is a part time commissioner of the Queensland Law Reform Commission.