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Peter Sigler

Peter Sigler

Solicitor – admitted 1975

"Peter Sigler is exemplary - thoughtful, responsive and has expert knowledge of the law. He is also an excellent case strategist and effective leader of clients' issues."
Legal 500 2020

"Has a great track record."
Legal 500 2018


Peter is a Partner in the London office, and Head of International.

Prior to joining Michelmores, Peter was a senior partner in the Commercial Litigation team of Nabarro for 27 years.

Peter specialises in commercial litigation, handling a wide variety of corporate and commercial litigation, including banking and insolvency disputes.

He has particular expertise in acting on complex disputes with an international element. 

Peter has been a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) for 24 years, and is Chair of the Senior Lawyers Committee of the IBA.

Peter is Honorary Lawyer to the Lord's Taverners.

Recent Experience

  • Advising and representing Ticketus (major creditors of Glasgow Rangers FC) in connection with a variety of matters arising out of the financial collapse of that football club, including bringing proceedings against Craig Whyte, who had acquired control of the club, and obtaining a substantial summary judgment against him (reported in 2013 EWHC 4069 (Ch))
  • Advising and representing claimants in a substantial breach of trust claim over the sale of a holding in a family company resulting in a significantly improved return to the beneficiaries following a mediation.
  • Representing an Israeli company in a multi-jurisdictional commercial contractual dispute with a US group.
  • Advising a German bank in a claim against a UK Bank in relation to the mis-selling of CDOs.
  • Representing a Saudi individual in defending a US$multi-billion claim brought by the liquidators of BCCI.
  • Advising and representing an international bank in connection with a substantial fraud within their London branch.

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