Areas of practice
Arbitration and mediation
Domestic commercial arbitration
Building and construction
Consumer protection law
Restraint of trade
Industrial and employment
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
Family Provision Act
Wills and estates
Peter MacMillan’s practice includes trial and appellate work, mediation and advice in a range of areas, particularly equity, trusts and probate. He appears regularly in the Superior Courts.
His working relationship with instructing solicitors is generally easy and informal, as is his relationship with their clients.
Peter’s work has appeared in a range of publications, including:
Censorship and Public Morality (Gower Press, London, 1983)
Wills, Probate and Administration Service, Western Australia
“The Function of Presumptions in Proving a Will” (2008) Australian Bar Review 39
Peter is and has been for a number of years a member of the Attorney General’s Committee reviewing Estate legislation, and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Western Australia.
Date of admission: 1987
Qualifications: BA(Hons), LLB (Natal), LLM PhD (Cantab)
Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation