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Shoosmiths LLP

WATERFRONT HOUSE, WATERFRONT PLAZA, 35 STATION STREET, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 3DQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 865000
Fax:
Fax 03700 865001
DX:
10104 NOTTINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk
Shoosmiths LLP, Peter Duff, Nottingham, ENGLAND

Peter Duff

Tel:
Work 03700 865049
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Chairman / Employment

Position

Peter became Chairman of Shoosmiths in May 2015. He is accustomed to working at board level and advising directors on the best tactics to achieve their strategic aims.

His insights into, and understanding of, people, business culture and motivation make him ideally placed to help Shoosmiths realise its vision to become the leading UK law firm, differentiated for its client experience.

What clients want from their law firm is changing and Peter’s role is to ensure that this is mirrored precisely in the way that the firm’s legal teams are developed and supported in future, creating a sustained and authentic point of difference for Shoosmiths in a competitive legal market.

Peter remains a practicing employment lawyer advising predominantly corporate clients where he can use his extensive experience advising on boardroom disputes, large-scale business restructuring, collective issues and other strategic advice.

Career

Trained Eversheds, London; qualified 1995; solicitor 1995-98; associate Baker McKenzie 1998-2000; senior associate 2000-04; partner Shoosmiths 2004 to date; previously contributing editor to Tolley’s Looseleaf on Termination of Employment.

Member

Employment Lawyers’ Association.

Education

Stockport Grammar School; King’s College, University of London (History 2(1)); College of Law, Chester (CPE and Finals).

Leisure

Family, running, golf and a general sports enthusiast.

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