Peter SteenPartner at Mishcon de Reya
Peter is a Partner in Mishcon Private. He has a wealth of experience in a wide spectrum of private client disputes, including trust disputes and shareholder disputes. Peter acts predominantly for trustees, beneficiaries, protectors, third parties with claims against trustees, shareholders, and companies defending claims brought by shareholders. His work is frequently international and, amongst other jurisdictions, he has recently been involved in high value cases in Bermuda, the BVI, Jersey, Guernsey, Liechtenstein, Malta, New Zealand and Switzerland.
Prior to joining Mishcon de Reya, Peter practised at Farrer & Co in London and Mourant Ozannes in Jersey. In addition to being admitted in England, Peter is also qualified in California and Ireland. He is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
He has been described in Legal 500 as "approachable, with an excellent understanding of trust law, complex family structures and the intricacies of offshore jurisdictions" and in Chambers & Partners as "a real class act". Peter co-edited the second edition of the course notes for the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes. He is a regular speaker at conferences in relation to trusts law matters.