Peter is Co-head of Bird & Bird’s Competition & EU team, based in London. The Chambers and Partners directory 2014 described him as having an “impressive knowledge of the energy sector”. He provides no-nonsense advice on the application of EU and national competition and regulatory rules. He advises on investigations by competition authorities and regulators, cartel leniency applications, sector enquiries, complaints and merger filings. Clients rely on his in-depth understanding of the interaction between competition rules and the complex technical, commercial and regulatory arrangements governing the operation of energy networks and markets. He is well-known for his expertise in relation to the third EU energy liberalisation package, network codes, REMIT and other sector rules. He also has considerable experience of advising on disputes between businesses in which competition and regulatory issues arise, including competition follow-on damages claims. Peter is a regular speaker on competition and regulatory issues at conferences around Europe, and is often asked to explain complex competition and regulatory issues in the press and media. He is the author of well-received books and articles on EU and UK competition law and is a member of the advisory board of the Competition Law Journal. He is the author of the GB chapter of a book by the Florence School of Regulation: “Capacity Mechanisms in the EU Energy Market: Law, Policy, and Economics” published in October 2015.