Peter Slattery

Managing Partner
+61 2 8247 9616


Peter is the managing partner of Johnson Winter & Slattery and one of the founding partners of the firm.

Peter has a broad range of experience in the corporate advisory area having been the lead adviser in numerous M&A transactions, capital raisings and major projects in a range of industries, including oil & gas, biotechnology, agriculture, insurance and wines & beverages. He has also held a number of board positions in the not-for-profit sector and he has been involved in professional services management for over 20 years.

Peter is highly regarded for the strength of his commercial acumen and has been recognised by his peers as one of Australia's leading corporate governance, natural resources and oil and gas lawyers.

Peter is the firm’s primary contact for foreign companies, investors and law firms seeking legal counsel and representation in Australia.


  • Recognised as leading lawyer in Corporate Governance, Natural Resources Law and Oil & Gas – Best Lawyers Australia, 2018
  • Named the Sydney Lawyer of the Year (as judged by his peers) in the category of Oil & Gas (2013) and Natural Resources Law (2018) – Best Lawyers Australia


  • Master of Laws (Companies & Securities), University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Adelaide
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, University of South Australia
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Securities Institute of Australia

International experience

  • Attorney at Law of the Supreme Court of New York
  • Sullivan & Cromwell (New York) 1990 - 1991